Shadrack McGill

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Shadrack McGill
Shadrack McGill.jpg
Alabama State Senate District 8
Former member
In office
November 3, 2010-November 5, 2014
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
High schoolPaint Rock Valley High School
Date of birthNovember 6, 1975
Place of birthJackson County, AL
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Shadrack McGill is a former Republican member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 8 from 2010 to 2014. McGill did not seek re-election in 2014.


McGill attended North Alabama Community College. He has owned several businesses in the past, and is currently the owner and operator of Hydraulic Seals and Service.

Committee assignments


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


Campaign themes


McGill's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Jobs, economy & taxes
Excerpt: "My #1 priority will be finding ways to get our people back to work. We can do this by bringing more employers here, and helping our existing businesses succeed and expand."
  • Education
Excerpt: "We need a highly educated workforce in order to grow economically... Most importantly, we need to look at how we fund—and run—our K-12 schools."
  • Ethics reform
Excerpt: "Ethics in government is about making it a level playing field for all, and the current system has failed."



See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

McGill defeated incumbent Lowell Barron (D) in the November 2 general election.[2]

Alabama State Senate, District 8 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Shadrack McGill (R) 20,603
Lowell Barron (D) 20,016

Campaign donors


In 2010, McGill raised $221,861 in contributions.[3]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $97,501
New Alabama Leadership Cmte $27,000
Friends Of Jimmy W Holley $15,000
Waggoner For Senate Cmte $11,500
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations


In 2010, McGill's endorsements included the following:[4]

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express


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McGill and his wife, Heather, have six children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lowell Barron
Alabama State Senate District 8
Succeeded by
Steve Livingston (R)