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|Alabama House of Representatives District 85|
|November 3, 2010-Present|
|November 5, 2018|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
|Bachelor's||Northwestern State University, 1993|
|Place of birth||Abbeville, AL|
|Profession||Chief Juvenile Probation Officer, Henry County|
Grimsley earned his B.S. in Psychology from Northwestern State University in 1993. His professional experience includes working as chief juvenile probation officer for Henry County.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Grimsley served on the following committees:
|Alabama Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Agriculture and Forestry|
|• Children and Senior Advocacy|
|• Transportation, Utilities and Infrastructure|
Grimsley served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
|Alabama Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture and Forestry|
|• Local Legislation|
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 Dexter Grimsley was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Bobby Lewis defeated Ron Wilson in the Republican primary. Grimsley defeated Lewis in the general election.
|Alabama House of Representatives District 85, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Dexter Grimsley Incumbent||62.9%||5,777|
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 85 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 85 General Election (2010)|
|Dexter Grimsley (D)||6,692|
|Jody Singleton (R)||6,255|
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 85 Democratic Primary (2010)|
|Dexter Grimsley (D)||1,892|
|Anthony J. Keith (D)||1,186|
|Ed Vaughn (D)||626|
|Amos Newsome (D)||486|
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 85 Dem Primary Runoff (2010)|
|Dexter Grimsley (D)||1,847|
|Anthony J. Keith (D)||1,201|
In 2010, Grimsley raised $91,695 in contributions.
His two largest contributors were:
|Alliance For Conservative Leadership||$35,000|
|Alabama Trial Lawyers Association||$6,000|
Grimsley and his wife, Veronica, have two children.
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- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Alabama Democrats, "Qualified candidates for public office list," accessed February 27, 2014
- Alabama Republican Party, "State Senate," accessed February 27, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Democratic Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Republican Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Democratic primary results and runoff candidates," June 11, 2010
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed July 18, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
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