Wendell Mitchell

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Wendell "Walking" Mitchell
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Alabama State Senate District 30
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney, Law School Administration
Website Official Senate website
Wendell 'Walking' Mitchell is a Democratic member of the Alabama State Senate, representing the 30th District since 1982. In 2007 he became Deputy President Pro Tempore. Mitchell received a B.S. from Auburn University and a J.D. from the University of Alabama.

Committee assignments

"Pursuant to Senate Rule 47(e), the Deputy President Pro Tempore serves on all Senate standing committees, with the exception of the local legislation committees"[1].



See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Mitchell lost his re-election bid to the 30th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Bryan Taylor defeated him in the November 2 general election.[2]


On November 7, 2006, Mitchell won re-election to the 30th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Joan Reynolds (R).[3]

Mitchell raised $514,349 for his campaign, while Reynolds raised $960,314.[4]

Alabama State Senate, District 30 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wendell Mitchell (D) 22,774
Joan Reynolds (R) 13,927


On November 5, 2006, Mitchell won re-election to the 30th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, running unopposed in the general election.[5]

Mitchell raised $223,873 for his campaign.[6]

Campaign donors


In 2006, Mitchell collected $514,349 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $45,000
United PAC $24,750
BIZPAC $19,500
Business Council Of Alabama $15,000
Medical Association Of The State Of Alabama $14,000

District 30

Mitchell represents Alabama Senate District 30, which includes Butler, Crenshaw and Pike counties and parts of Autauga, Elmore and Lowndes counties[8].


Mitchell has three children and resides with his wife Rosalind in Luverne, Alabama.

Contact Information

Senator Wendell Mitchell
Room 733
11 S. Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 242-7883 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (334) 242-7883      end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (334) 242-7883      end_of_the_skype_highlighting

External links

Suggest a link


  1. Official Senate Biography
  2. Statewide general election results
  3. 2006 election results, Alabama
  4. Alabama Senate spending, 2006
  5. 2002 election results, Alabama
  6. Alabama Senate spending, 2002
  7. 2006 contributions to Wendell Mitchell
  8. Alabama Senate District Map, 2001
Political offices
Preceded by
Alabama Senate District 30
Succeeded by