|Alabama House of Representatives District 61|
|November 5, 2014|
|Years in position||8|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Alabama, 1986|
|Profession||Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority|
He switched from Democrat to Republican in February 2012.
Harper has worked for the Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority.
Harper served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
- Subcommittee on Economic Development and Incentives
- Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee, Alabama House of Representatives
- Tuscaloosa County Legislation Committee, Alabama House of Representatives
- Ways and Means Education Committee, Alabama House of Representatives
- Subcommittee on K-12 Appropriations
Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives 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 Alan Harper defeated Brian Keith Foley in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 61 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Alan Harper Incumbent||70%||2,381|
|Brian Keith Foley||30%||1,021|
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 61 General Election (2010)|
|Alan Harper (D)||11,102|
|Frank Chandler (R)||3,167|
Harper raised $148,106 for his campaign, while Chandler raised $12,990.
|Alabama State House, District 61 (2006)|
|Alan Harper (D)||8,168|
|Frank Chandler (R)||3,760|
In 2010, Harper raised $130,646 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Business Council Of Alabama||$11,000|
|Alabama Education Association||$10,000|
In 2006, Harper collected $148,106 in donations.
Below are Harper's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:
|Seth Hammett Campaign||$20,000|
|Alabama Education Asssoc||$15,000|
|Business Council of AL||$7,500|
Harper and his wife, Jean, have two children.
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.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Alan + Harper + Alabama + House
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Alan Harper's campaign website
- Alabama Legislature - Alan Harper
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006
- Free Republic, "Alabama Rep. Alan Harper switches to Republican Party," February 8, 2012
- Alabama Democrats, "Qualified candidates for public office list," accessed February 27, 2014
- Alabama Republican Party, "State Senate," accessed February 27, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Democratic Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Republican Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Statewide general election results (Archived), accessed December 13, 2013
- 2006 election results, Alabama
- Alabama House spending, 2006
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Follow the Money - 2006 Campaign contributions
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Harper
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