Charles Newton

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Charles Newton
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Alabama House of Representatives District 90
Incumbent
In office
1988-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 26
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1988
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama
Master'sUniversity of Alabama
Personal
BirthdayJuly 11, 1947
Place of birthGreenville, AL
ProfessionPresident, Newton Oil Company
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Charles O. Newton (b. July 11, 1947) is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 90, Butler, Conecuh and Crenshaw counties. He was first elected in 1988.

Biography

Newton's professional experience includes serving as the director of Greenville Bank, president of Newton Oil Company and director of the South Central Alabama Mental Health Board.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Public Safety
  • Subcommittee on Taxes, Exemptions/Benefits (Ways and Means General Fund)

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014; a runoff election will take place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Walton Hickman was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Chris Sells defeated incumbent Charles Newton in the Republican primary. Hickman will face Sells in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 90 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Sells 51.1% 1,767
Charles Newton Incumbent 48.9% 1,691
Total Votes 3,458

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Newton won re-election to the 90th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Jerry Hartin in the November 2 general election.[5]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 90 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Newton (D) 8,577
Jerry Hartin (R) 5,855

2006

On November 7, 2006, Newton was re-elected to the 90th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[6]

Newton raised $0 for his campaign.[7]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Newton raised $23,198 in contributions.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Sempra Energy $5,000
Alabama State Employees Association $2,000
Alabama Power Co $1,500
Alabama Trial Lawyers Association $1,500

2006

In 2006, Newton raised no money.[9]

2002

Below are Newton's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2002 election:[10]

Contributor 2002 total
AL Action Cmte for Rural Electrification $1,000
New PAC $1,000
AL Assoc of Realtors $1,000
Northport Management $500
House Democratic Caucus of Alabama $500

Personal

Newton and his wife, Jan, have three children.

He is a member of the Alabama Historical Association, Cattlemen's Association, First Baptist Church of Greenville, Greenville Chamber of Commerce, and Greenville Rotary Club.[11]

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Alabama House District 90
1988–present
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