|Alabama House of Representatives District 87|
|November 3, 2010-Present|
|November 5, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
Chesteen earned his B.S. and M.S. in Physical Education from Troy University. His professional experience includes working as teacher, football coach and athletic director on the high school level and medical sales representative for Mead Johnson
Chesteen served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
- Subcommittee on Agribusiness
- Subcommittee on Sporting Issues
- Subcommittee on Health Care Costs
- Subcommittee on Health Care Professionals and Procedures
Chesteen's website highlighted the following campaign issues:
- The Economy
- Excerpt: "I will work to get projects like Mercedes, Thyssen Krupp and Hyunday, and to get the I-10 Connector built."
- Excerpt: "I will do everything I can to support our principles, our teachers, and our coaches, because we trust them with our most precious commodity."
- Excerpt: "You will never hear my name associated with anything that is not 100% legal, moral and ethical."
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 Donnie Chesteen was unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 87 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Donnie Chesteen (R)||4,277|
|Lamar M. Brooks (R)||2,546|
|Rob Hinson (R)||1,823|
In 2010, Chesteen raised $144,447 in contributions.
His five largest contributors were:
|Carr, William H & Debra||$15,000|
|Hammer, George S & Linda||$15,000|
|Carr, William H||$8,000|
|Finch, Britton R||$8,000|
Chesteen and his wife, Stephanie, have two children.
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- Alabama House of Representatives
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- Donnie Chesteen's campaign website
- House site
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Donnie Chesteen on Facebook
- Donnie Chesteen's campaign website, Issues, accessed December 11, 2013
- 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 GOP primary results (Archived), accessed December 11, 2013
- Statewide general election results (Archived), accessed December 11, 2013
- 2010 contributions, accessed December 11, 2013
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