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Hinton Mitchem

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Hinton Mitchem
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Alabama State Senate District 9
Former member
Term in office began
1978
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Businessman
Hinton Mitchem is a former Democratic member of the Alabama State Senate, representing the District 9 from 1978 to 2010. Previously, he was a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from 1975 through 1978.

Senator Mitchem was elected President Pro Tempore of the Senate on January 9, 2007, by a margin of 18-17 over the efforts of a coalition of Republicans and disaffected Democrats to elect leadership that would be more favorable to Gov. Riley. Mitchem resigned this post on February 5, 2009.

Biography

Mitchem's professional experience includes owning Mitchem Tractor Company Incorporated.

Committee assignments

Mitchem formerly served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Mitchem was eligible for re-election but did not run in 2010.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Mitchem won re-election to the 9th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Bill Ingram (R).[1]

Mitchem raised $497,044 for his campaign, while Ingram raised $225,554.[2]

Alabama State Senate, District 9 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Hinton Mitchem (D) 21,570
Bill Ingram (R) 18,766

2002

On November 5, 2002, Mitchem won re-election to the 9th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Doris Edmonds (R).[3]

Mitchem raised $286,775 for his campaign, while Edmonds raised $18,550.[4]

Alabama State Senate, District 9 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Hinton Mitchem (D) 24,603
Doris Edmonds (R) 16,995

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Mitchem collected $497,044 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Tennessee Valley Citizens For Economic Development $26,000
Medical Association of the State of Alabama $25,000
FGA PAC $22,500
BI PAC $20,500
Alabama State Employees Association $17,500

Personal

Mitchem has three children and resides in Union Grove, Alabama.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama House of Representatives
1975–1978
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Alabama State Senate District 9
1978–2010
Succeeded by
Clay Scofield