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Frank Chandler

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Frank Chandler
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Candidate for
Alabama State Senate, District 21
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolLinden High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama
Master'sUniversity of Alabama
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner/Engineer
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Frank Chandler is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 21 of the Alabama State Senate.

Chandler was a candidate for District 61 of the Alabama House of Representatives. He was also a candidate for the Alabama House of Representatives in 2006 but was unsuccessful.

Biography

Chandler grew up in Alabama graduating from Linden High School in 1960.[1]

He went on to earn his B.S. in mechanical engineering and his M.B.A. from the University of Alabama. His professional experience includes working as the Owner/Manager of GE-and-E Services, LLC and Business Account Manager with the Alabama Power Company.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Chandler provided the following campaign themes to Ballotpedia:[1]

  • State funding
Excerpt: "I will introduce legislation (LOTTERY 3-3-3) to set up a state run lottery with revenue divided: 1/3 to fix our roads which are crumbling & falling apart--1/3 for education K thru Community College that are hurting--1/3 for essential government services which we depend upon. Some if not all state agencies are looking at large short falls in 2015 funds. Let's allow those who want to support our state government (roads, education, and other) by purchasing lottery tickets to do so. Better than having a few get rich from bingo operations--competition from honest state lottery hopefully will prevent/put bingo operations out of business."
  • Education
Excerpt: "As State Senator, I will block efforts to from new Northport School System. New Northport School System could be disastrous for the remaining Tuscaloosa County School System plus hurting the education of students in both systems."

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama State Senate 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. Phil Poole is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Gerald Allen will face Frank Chandler in the Republican primary.[2][3]

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

The primary election was on June 1, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010. Chandler was defeated in the November 2 general election by incumbent Alan Harper.[4]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 61 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Alan Harper (D) 11,102
Frank Chandler (R) 3,167
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations

Endorsements

Chandler was endorsed by:

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express[5]

Personal

Chandler and his wife, Deborah, have three children.[6] They are long time residents of Tuscaloosa and Pickens counties.[1]

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