Mike Ball (Alabama)
|Alabama House of Representatives District 10|
|November 5, 2018|
|Years in position||12|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
|Associate's||Jefferson State Junior College, 1982|
|Bachelor's||Athens State University|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1973-1977|
|Birthday||September 17, 1954|
|Place of birth||Stockton, CA|
Ball's professional experience includes working as an agent-supervisor/hostage negotiator with the Alabama Bureau of Investigation - Major Crimes Unit from 1986-2003 and as a state trooper with the Alabama State Troopers, Highway Patrol from 1978-1986.
Ball served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
- Subcommittee on Regulations
- Subcommittee on Campaign Finance
- Internal Affairs Committee, Alabama House of Representatives
- Madison County Legislation Committee, Alabama House of Representatives
Ball 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.
Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Mike Ball was unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Ball won re-election to the 10th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition.
Ball raised $63,532 for his campaign.
In 2010, Ball raised $46,444 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Ball, Mike & Debbie||$5,000|
|Republicans For The Future||$2,500|
|Alabama Power Co||$2,000|
|Alabama Trucking Association||$2,000|
Below are Ball's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:
|Business Council of AL||$7,500|
|Arthur Orr Campaign||$3,200|
|AL Assoc of Realtors||$3,000|
|AL Forestry Assoc||$2,000|
Ball and his wife, Debbie, have three children.
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- Alabama House Republican Caucus
- Project Vote Smart, "Rep. Ball," accessed May 5, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Rep. Ball Issue Positions," accessed May 5, 2014
- Alabama Democrats, "Qualified candidates for public office list," accessed February 27, 2014
- Alabama Republican Party, "State Senate," accessed February 27, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Democratic Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Republican Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed July 18, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official 2006 election results," accessed April 15, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Alabama House spending, 2006," November 4, 2006
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2006 Campaign contributions," November 4, 2006
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Additional Alabama Endorsements," March 12, 2012
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