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Alan Harper
Harper a.jpeg
Alabama House of Representatives District 61
In office
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 9
Base salary$53,438/year
Per diemIncluded in salary
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama, 1986
ProfessionTuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority
Office website
Alan Harper is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 61st district, Pickens and Tuscaloosa counties. He was first elected in 2006.

Harper has worked for the Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority.

He is a member of the Aliceville Area Chamber of Commerce, Aliceville Rotary Club, DCH Regional Medical Center Institutional Review Commission, Economic Development Association of Alabama, Gordo Area Chamber of Commerce, Pickens County Cattlemen's Association, Reform Chamber of Commerce, and the Tenn-Tom Waterway Development Council.[1]


Harper did not provide answers to the Alabama State Legislative Election 2006 National Political Awareness Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Committee assignments

Harper has been appointed to these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:

  • Subcommittee on Economic Development and Incentives
  • Subcommittee on K-12 Appropriations



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Harper won election to the 61st District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Frank Chandler in the November 2 general election.[3]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 61 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alan Harper (D) 11,102
Frank Chandler (R) 3,167


On November 7, 2006, Harper was re-elected to the 61st District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Frank Chandler (R).[4]

Harper raised $148,106 for his campaign, while Chandler raised $12,990.[5]

Alabama State House, District 61 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alan Harper (D) 8,168
Frank Chandler (R) 3,760

Campaign donors


In 2006, Harper collected $148,106 in donations.

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

Contributor 2006 total
Seth Hammett Campaign $20,000
Alabama Education Asssoc $15,000
Business Council of AL $7,500
GOTV PAC $5,000
Pride PAC $4,250


Harper and his wife Jean have two children.

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Preceded by
Alabama House District 61
Succeeded by