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|Alabama State Senate District 33|
|November 5, 2018|
|Years in position||18|
|Minority Leader, Alabama State Senate|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
|Bachelor's||University of New Haven|
|Date of birth||January 24, 1957|
|Place of birth||Mobile, AL|
Figures has served as Minority Leader since 2013.
Figures received a Bachelor's degree from the University of New Haven in Connecticut.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Figures served on the following committees:
|Alabama Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Education and Youth Affairs|
|• Finance and Taxation Education|
|• Mobile County Legislation|
Figures served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
|Alabama Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Children, Youth Affairs and Human Resources|
|• Finance and Taxation Education|
|• Governmental Affairs|
|• Local Legislation No. 3|
- See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Alabama State Senate 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 Vivian Figures was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
- See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010
Figures won re-election to the 33rd District seat in 2010. She defeated Herman Thomas in the primary, receiving 6,572 votes to Thomas' 3,441. She then defeated Brad Moser in the November 2 general election.
|Alabama State Senate, District 33 General election (2010)|
|Vivian Figures (D)||23,241|
|Brad Moser (R)||8,419|
|Alabama State Senate, District 33 Democratic Primary (2010)|
|Vivian Figures (D)||6,572|
|Herman Thomas (D)||3,441|
Figures raised $132,500 for her campaign, while Jones raised $6,986.
|Alabama State Senate, District 33 (2006)|
|Vivian Figures (D)||19,029|
|Jeffery Jones (R)||7,594|
Figures raised $81,700 for her campaign.
In 2010, Figures raised $242,533 in contributions.
Her four largest contributors were:
|Alabama Education Association||$25,310|
|Medical Association of the State of Alabama||$15,000|
|Alabama Trial Lawyers Association||$15,000|
|Alabama Power Co||$12,500|
In 2006, Figures collected $132,500 in donations.
Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Alabama Power Co||$10,000|
|Medical Association of the State of Alabama||$10,000|
|Business Council Of Alabama||$10,000|
|Milton E. McGregor||$10,000|
|Alabama Senate Democratic Caucus||$9,000|
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Figures has three children. She resides in Mobile, Alabama.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Vivian + Figures + Alabama + Senate." Because the results are from a Google search, it is possible that some of the links below are not actually related to the legislator. Vivian Figures News Feed
- Alabama State Senate
- Senate Committees
- Alabama State Legislature
- Alabama state legislative districts
- Official Alabama State Senate website of Senator Vivian Davis Figures
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart biography for Senator Vivian Davis Figures
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2006, 2002, 1998
- Vivian Figures for Senate on Facebook
- Alabama Democrats, "Qualified candidates for public office list," accessed February 25, 2014
- Alabama Republican Party, "State Senate," accessed February 25, 2014
- al.com, "Unofficial primary election results," accessed June 3, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "2010 Democratic primary results," accessed April 15, 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, "Funds raised by 2006 Alabama Senate candidates," accessed April 15, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official 2002 election results," accessed April 15, 2014
- Follow The Money, "Funds raised by 2002 Alabama Senate candidates," accessed April 15, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- 2006 contributions to Vivian Figures
Michael A. Figures
|Alabama State Senate District 33
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