Jim Bonner

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Jim Bonner
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Candidate for
Alabama House of Representatives, District 17
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Jim Bonner is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 17 of the Alabama House of Representatives.

Bonner was a 2010 Republican candidate for District 6 of the Alabama State Senate. The primary election was on June 1, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.


Bonner's professional experience includes working as an instructor for the Alabama College System and a farmer.


Campaign themes


Bonner's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Jobs
Excerpt: "Jobs are my first priority. Alabama needs jobs."
  • Taxes
Excerpt: "My pledge to the people of Alabama is to never, In my tenure as your State Senator, vote for a Tax Increase unless it is tied to a like amount tax decrease for the taxes YOU in district 6 pay. "
  • Education
Excerpt: "I pledge to adequately fund the technical schools in our district. To offer training in developing technical fields like wind and solar as well as traditional heavy manufacturing such as automobile and electrical power generation."
  • State Budget
Excerpt: "The impact on the tax base should be obvious. Without jobs there is no income and no income tax. No tax means no money to pay teachers, and roads and hospitals must suffer as we slide further down the pike. "[1]



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. Don Barnwell is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Mike Millican will face Jim Bonner in the Republican primary.[2][3]


See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Bonner was defeated in the November 2 general election by Roger Bedford.[4]

Alabama State Senate, District 6 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Roger Bedford (D) 20,452
Jim Bonner (R) 17,816


Bonner has four children.

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