Scott A. Buzbee

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Scott A. Buzbee
Candidate for
Alabama State Senate, District 35

Political party Democratic
Scott A. Buzbee was a Democratic candidate for District 35 of the Alabama State Senate. The primary election was on June 1, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.[1]

Biography

Buzbee has worked in shrimp processing plants. He and his wife, Brandie, have four children.

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Buzbee's website listed the following six issues:[2]

  • Job Creation

"Excerpt: "Creation of jobs is my number one focus."

  • Oil Spill

"Excerpt: "The current disaster with the oil spill has shown that we have to be aggressive in our preservation of our of coastal areas and to be willing to speak out on the people's behalf at every opportunity in Mobile, Montgomery and Washington."

  • Economy

"Excerpt: "The uncertainty caused by the slowing economy and BP's disastrous oil spill off our coast has highlighted that as elected officials that we must work closely with business leaders to expand our economic development for Mobile County."

  • Education

"Excerpt: "Every parent wants their child to reach their highest potential. As the world becomes smaller and the importance of technology becomes greater we must ensure that the next generation has the tools to be successful."

  • Coastal Insurance

"Excerpt: "Coastal Insurance is an issue that effect each and everyone of us living in the district. It has left us frustrated and unprotected. We have watched as insurance premium have soared, policies have been canceled, and insurance coverage disappeared."

  • Ethics

"Excerpt: "The impact of the lack of personal ethics of our politicians has had consequences both for them personally and politically, but the most important impact has been the loss of the confidence that citizens have in our politicians and our government agencies."

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Buzbee was defeated in the November 2 general election by incumbent Ben Brooks (R).[3]

Alabama State Senate, District 35 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ben Brooks (R) 18,307
Scott A. Buzbee (D) 12,653

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