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Ed Henry

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Ed Henry
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Alabama House of Representatives District 9
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 4
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMid-Western State University, 2006
BirthdayJuly 30, 1970
Place of birthHartselle, AL
Office website
Ed Henry (b. July 30, 1970) is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


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.

Committee assignments


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


Campaign themes


Henry's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Ethics
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."[1]
  • Education
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. "[2]
  • Economics
Excerpt: "The key to economic growth is not putting money into a system; it is leaving money in the system that works (Lower Taxes)."[3]
  • 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!"[4]
  • 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."[5]



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2013. Incumbent Ed Henry will face Melvin Hasting in the Republican primary.[6][7]


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Henry defeated Dwight Tankersley in the June 1 primary.[8] He then defeated Kathy White Goodwin in the general election.[9]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 9 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Ed Henry (R) 11,405
Kathy White Goodwin (D) 4,294
Alabama House of Representatives, District 9 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Ed Henry (R) 5,221
Dwight Tankersley (R) 3,091

Campaign donors


In 2010, Henry raised $151,258 in contributions.[10]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
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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Political offices
Preceded by
Ronald Grantland
Alabama House District 9
Succeeded by