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Paul Sanford

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Paul Sanford
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Alabama State Senate District 7
Incumbent
In office
June, 2009-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedJune, 2009
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
OtherAOS, Culinary Institute of America
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 13, 1967
Place of birthHuntsville, AL
ProfessionRestaurant owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Paul Sanford (b. September 13, 1967) is a Republican member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 7. He was first elected in a special election on June, 2009 to replace Parker Griffith, who resigned after being elected to Congress[1].

Biography

Sanford earned his AOS from the Culinary Institute of America. He also attended Florence State. He has worked as a restaurant owner since 2002.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Sanford served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Michell Howie defeated Rhonda Gaskin in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Paul Sanford defeated David Blair in the Republican primary. Howie will face Sanford in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Alabama State Senate, District 7 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichell Howie 52.6% 1,392
Rhonda Gaskin 47.4% 1,253
Total Votes 2,645
Alabama State Senate, District 7 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Sanford Incumbent 72.3% 7,140
David Blair 27.7% 2,742
Total Votes 9,882

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Sanford ran for re-election to the 7th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Jeff Enfinger in the November 2 general election.[6]

Alabama State Senate, District 7 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Sanford (R) 25,333
Jeff Enfinger (D) 20,819

2009

In June, 2009, Sanford won a special election to the 7th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Laura Hall (R).[7]

Alabama State Senate, District 7 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Sanford (D) 11,994
Laura Hall (R) 8,877

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Sanford raised $415,353 in contributions.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Business Council Of Alabama $117,500
Alabama Republican Party $87,103
Alabama Farmers Federation $57,733
Alabama Association Of Realtors $27,000
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations

Endorsements

In 2010, Sanford's endorsements included the following:[9]

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express

Personal

Sanford and his wife, Danielle, have two children They currently live in Huntsville, Alabama.     

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Political offices
Preceded by
Parker Griffith
Alabama State Senate District 7
2009–present
Succeeded by
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