Barbara Boyd, Alabama Representative

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Barbara Boyd
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Alabama House of Representatives, District 32
Incumbent
In office
1994-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 20
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1994
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMiles College, Birmingham, 1960
Master'sUniversity of Alabama, 1976
OtherEdD, University of Alabama
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 31, 1937
Place of birthAnniston, AL
ProfessionRetired
ReligionChristian Methodist Episcopal
Websites
Office website
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Barbara B. Boyd (b. January 31, 1937) is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 32, Calhoun and Talladega counties. She was first elected in 1994.

Biography

Boyd is a retired school teacher. She worked at Weaver Junior High and High Schools from 1970 to 1985, Calhoun County Training School from 1962 to 1970 and JW Darden High School from 1960 to 1962.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Boyd served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:

  • Subcommittee on Resolutions, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Government Regulations

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Barbara Bigsby Boyd was unopposed in the Democratic primary and defeated Angela Fears (I) in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Boyd won re-election to the 32nd District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Ron Struzik in the November 2 general election.[6]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 32 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Boyd (D) 7,240
Ron Struzik (R) 2,905

2006

On November 7, 2006, Boyd was re-elected to the 32nd District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Ben Little (R).[7]

Boyd raised $54,214 for her campaign, while Little raised $10,275.[8]

Alabama State House, District 32 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Boyd (D) 6,215
Ben Little (R) 2,210

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Boyd raised $57,525 in contributions.[9]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $13,260
L PAC $5,000
FGA PAC $5,000
Alabama Power Co $3,500

2006

In 2006, Boyd collected $54,214 in donations.

Below are Boyd's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[10]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Education Assoc $10,688
Seth Hammett Campaign $5,000
AL State Employees Assoc $3,728
Mr & Mrs Milton E McGregor $3,000
AL Trial Lawyers Assoc $2,500

Personal

Boyd is divorced and has two children.

Boyd is a member of the Alabama Democratic Conference, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated - Iota Mu Omega Chapter, Murray Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the New South Coalition.[1]

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Preceded by
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Alabama House District 32
1994–present
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