Seth Hammett

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Seth Hammett
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Alabama House of Representatives District 92
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Seth Hammett was a Democratic politician and the current Speaker of the House in the Alabama House of Representatives. He was first elected to the State House in 1978, and served as Speaker from 2001 to 2010.

Hammett is Director of Economic Development for both the Alabama Electric Cooperative and PowerSouth. He also serves as President Emeritus at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.

Hammett is on the Executive Committee of a number of organizations, including the Council of State Governments, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Speakers Conference, and the Southern Legislative Conference. He is also Chair of the Andalusia Historical Preservation Authority and Andalusia Industrial Development Board.[1]

Issue positions

Hammett 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]



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hammett was eligible for re-election but did not run in 2010.


On November 7, 2006, Hammett was re-elected to the 92nd District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent William E. Blocker (R).[3]

Hammett raised $106,009 for his campaign, while Blocker raised $15,548.[4]

Alabama State House, District 92 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png $1,130,671 (D) 485
William E. Blocker (R) 232

Campaign donors


In 2006, Hammett collected $106,009 in donations.

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

Contributor 2006 total
Business Council of AL $52,500
AL Nursing Home Assoc $37,500
AL Industry & Manufacturers $35,000
Tusco PAC $27,500
Thomas Coker $27,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alabama House District 92
Succeeded by
Mike Jones, Jr.