Yvonne Kennedy

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Yvonne Kennedy
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Alabama House of Representatives District 97
Former member
In office
1982-December 8, 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sAlabama State University
Master'sMorgan State University
Ph.D.University of Alabama
Date of birthJanuary 8, 1945
ProfessionPresident, S.D. Bishop State Junior College
ReligionChristian Methodist Episcopal
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Yvonne Kennedy (January 8, 1945-December 8, 2012) was a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 97th District from 1982 until her death on December 8, 2012.[1]


Kennedy's professional experience includes working as the President of S.D. Bishop State Junior College.

Kennedy was a member of the American Association for Higher Education Board, America's Junior Miss Scholarship Foundation Incorporated and Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Kennedy was also Youth Director of the Board of Christian Education, Southeast Alabama Conference, National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, Trustee of Miles College and Chair of the Mobile County United Negro College Fund Campaign.[2]

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Regulations (Economic Development and Tourism)
  • Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kennedy won re-election to the 97th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition.[3]


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Kennedy was re-elected to the 97th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[4]

Kennedy raised $47,991 for her campaign.[5]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Kennedy raised $31,750 in contributions.[6]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $10,000
Alabama State Employees Association $4,500
FGA PAC $3,500
Trust Representing Involved Alabama Lawyers $2,500


In 2006, Kennedy collected $47,991 in donations.

Below are Kennedy's top five campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[7]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Education Assoc $10,000
FGA PAC $6,000
Seth Hammett Campaign $5,000
AL Trial Lawyers Assoc $3,000
Milton E & Pat McGregor $3,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alabama House District 97
1982–December 2012
Succeeded by
Adline C. Clarke (D)