James O. Gordon

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James O. Gordon
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Alabama House of Representatives District 98
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
James O. Gordon was a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 98th District, Mobile County. He was first elected in 2006.

Gordon served in the United States Navy from 1982-1985, and has worked as a chiropractor and scrub nurse at Floyd Medical Center.

He is a member of the Mobile Association of Retarded Citizens, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Pleasant Valley Optimist Club, Utopia Club, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.[1]

Issue positions

Gordon 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

Gordon formerly served on the following committees:



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gordon ran for re-election to the 98th District seat in 2010. He was defeated in the June 1 primary by Napoleon Bracy, Jr..


On November 7, 2006, Gordon was elected to the 98th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[3]

Gordon raised $140,046 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors


In 2006, Gordon collected $140,046 in donations.

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

Contributor 2006 total
James O Gordon $72,000
AL Education Assoc $20,000
William (Bill) Clark $12,136
FGA PAC $5,000
AL Assoc of Realtors $4,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alabama House District 98
Succeeded by
Napoleon Bracy, Jr.