Bobby Denton

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Bobby E. Denton
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Alabama State Senate District 1
Former member
Term in office began
1978
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Banker
Bobby E. Denton is a former Democratic member of the Alabama State Senate, representing the 1st District from 1978 to 2010.

Biography

Denton earned his B.A. from the University of Alabama. His professional experience includes working as the Director of Development at Northwest Shoals Community College in Muscle Shoals.

Committee assignments

Denton formerly served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Denton was eligible for re-election but did not run in 2010.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Denton won re-election to the 1st District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Buddy Brook (R).[1]

Denton raised $443,089 for his campaign, while Brook raised $93,503.[2]

Alabama State Senate, District 1 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bobby Denton (D) 23,862
Buddy Brook (R) 13,531

2002

On November 5, 2002, Denton won re-election to the 1st District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Quinton Hanson (R).[3]

Denton raised $222,888 for his campaign, while Hanson raised $29,365.[4]

Alabama State Senate, District 1 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bobby Denton (D) 25,174
Quinton Hanson (R) 14,347

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Denton collected $443,089 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $50,000
Tennessee Valley Citizens For Economic Development $26,000
Alabama Nursing Home Association $19,000
Medical Association of the State of Alabama $17,500
Alabama Credit Union League $15,000

Personal

Denton has three children and resides in Tuscumbia, Alabama.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama State Senate District 1
1978–2010
Succeeded by
Tammy Irons