|Alabama House of Representatives District 9|
|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||Mid-Western State University, 2006|
|Date of birth||July 30, 1970|
|Place of birth||Hartselle, AL|
Henry earned his B.S. in Radiological Sciences from Mid-Western State University in Texas. His professional experience includes working as a Medical Sales Representative for General Electric Medical Division from 1997 to 2002, Director of Radiology at Woodland Medical Center from 2000 to 2002, CT Technologist for Decatur General Hospital from 2002 to 2007 and Cardiac CT Specialist for The Heart Center. Henry served in the United States Air Force as a Radiological Technologist from 1993 to 1997.
Henry served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
- Subcommittee on Higher Education
- Subcommittee on K-12
- Subcommittee on Health Care Costs
- Subcommittee on Health Care Professionals and Procedures
- Subcommittee on Biomedical and Manufacturing
- Subcommittee on Energy and Green Technology
Henry's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- "Ed Henry is a proven reformer who has spent his time in Montgomery fighting for common sense conservative principles. He was named the 2nd most conservative member of the House. He will continue to work hard to protect our conservative beliefs and Alabama values."
- Limited Government
- "Ed is a strong supporter of the Constitution and the limited power it gives. In addition to supporting legislation designed to keep Obamacare out of Alabama, he assisted in cutting $1 billion of wasteful spending and helped pass the strongest ethics law in the nation that is punishing corrupt officials and protecting taxpayer dollars."
- "Ed is a passionate supporter of life, and his voting record proves it. In addition to sponsoring and passing Alabama's 48-hour waiting period for abortions, he voted to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks, prohibit insurance coverage for abortions, require medical care at abortion clinics, and provide tax credits for adaptions."
- Free Market Economy
- "Ed joined Governor Bentley in passing targeted incentives that created jobs and reduced unemployment. Ed will work to turn Alabama's economy in the right direction by creating an environment that encourages economic growth and opportunity."
- "Ed has worked hard to better our state's education system and give our kids a great public education. Ed put more money directly into our children's classrooms without a single year of proration. He also helped pass the Accountability Act of 2013 which gave parents, students, and school systems the ability to better their situations while protecting the rights and benefits of our hardworking teachers in the process."
- Second Amendment
- "Ed cosponsored with Senator Beason the NRA-endorsed omnibus gun bill, SB286. He is committed to ensuring the citizens of Alabama have a right to defend themselves."
Henry's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "The primary problem I see with our current representatives in the Federal and State government is that they have forgotten their roles. Our representatives were intended to be servants of the people."
- Excerpt: "Education is the cornerstone our community is built on. It seems to me that we need to reform an education system that rewards incompetent teachers and hinders good teachers. "
- Excerpt: "The key to economic growth is not putting money into a system; it is leaving money in the system that works (Lower Taxes)."
- State Sovereignty
- Excerpt: "By declaring sovereignty in accordance with the Constitution, we endeavor to reinstall the foundations of strength that once were and soon will be again, the supreme law of our land!"
- Health Care System
- Excerpt: "I have worked in the health care professions for long enough to know that virtually everything that is wrong with medical care is the result of Federal meddling, while virtually everything good that happens in medical care happens at the local, community level."
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 Ed Henry defeated Melvin Hasting in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 9 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Ed Henry Incumbent||57.3%||4,350|
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 9 General Election (2010)|
|Ed Henry (R)||11,405|
|Kathy White Goodwin (D)||4,294|
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 9 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Ed Henry (R)||5,221|
|Dwight Tankersley (R)||3,091|
In 2010, Henry raised $151,258 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Alabama Republican Party||$46,235|
|Alabama Association Of Realtors||$10,000|
|Business Council Of Alabama||$6,000|
|Henry, Hugh E||$6,000|
Henry and his wife, Wendi, have two children.
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- Alabama House District 9, "Issues," accessed May 7, 2014
- Ed Henry campaign website, "Ethics," November 2, 2014
- Ed Henry campaign website, "Education," November 2, 2010
- Ed Henry campaign website, "Economics," November 2, 2010
- Ed Henry campaign website, "State Sovereignty," November 2, 2010
- Ed Henry campaign website, "Health Care System," November 2, 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
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- 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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