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Yusuf Salaam

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Yusuf Salaam
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Alabama House of Representatives District 67
Former member
Term in office began
2002
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Yusuf Salaam was a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 67th District, Dallas County. He was first elected in 2002.

Salaam is a member of the Alabama Bar Association, Alabama Trial Lawyers, Alabama Democratic Committee, Coalition for Good Government, and Dallas County Bar.[1]

Salaam was defeated in the Democratic primary on June 1, 2010.

Issue positions

Salaam 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]

Committee assignments

Salaam formerly served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Salaam was defeated by challenger Darrio Melton in the primary.[3] Salaam, who was seeking his fifth term, received 5,073 votes while Melton received 5,533. Melton faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Salaam was re-elected to the 67th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponents Adney Taylor (Ind) and Cliff E. Albright (Freedom).[4]

Salaam raised $88,843 for his campaign, while Taylor raised $5,378 and Albright raised $0.[5]

Alabama State House, District 67 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Yusuf Salaam (D) 7,933
Adney Taylor (Ind) 2,036
Cliff E. Albright (Freedom) 2,134

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Salaam collected $88,843 in donations.

Below are Salaam's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[6]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Education Assoc $25,000
AL Farmers Federation $11,750
Business Council of AL $9,500
Environmental Campaign Fund $5,000
Fight Back for Justice Fund $5,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama House District 67
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Darrio Melton