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James Martin, Alabama Representative

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James Martin
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Alabama House of Representatives District 42
Former member
Term in office began
1998
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Coroner
James Martin was a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 42nd District, Chilton and Shelby counties. He was first elected in 1998.

Martin serves as coroner for Chilton County, a position he has held since 1969. He is also co-Owner of Martin Funeral Home Incorporated.

Martin is a member of the Alabama Funeral Directors' Association, Chilton County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, First Baptist Church, and the Clanton Country Club.[1]

Issue positions

Martin did not provide answers to the Alabama State Legislative Election 2006 National Political Awareness Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Committee assignments

Martin formerly served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Martin lost his re-election bid to the 42nd District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He was defeated by Kurt Wallace in the November 2 general election.[3]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 42 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kurt Wallace (R) 9,382
James Martin (D) 5,452

2006

On November 7, 2006, Martin was re-elected to the 42nd District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Allen Caton (R).[4]

Martin raised $142,262 for his campaign, while Caton raised $35,223.[5]

Alabama State House, District 42 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png James Martin (D) 7,950
Allen Caton (R) 5,061

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Martin collected $142,262 in donations.

Below are Martin's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[6]

Contributor 2006 total
Seth Hammett Campaign $24,500
AL Education Assoc $10,000
Business Council of Alabama $7,500
Environmental Campaign Fund $5,000
AL State Employees Assoc $4,728

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Alabama House District 42
1998–2010
Succeeded by
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