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  |Name = Chad Fincher
  political position  = Alabama House of Representatives District 102 |
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  |Position = Alabama House of Representatives District 102
  assumed office      = 2006 |
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|Current candidacy  = U.S. House, Alabama District 1
  term ends           = [[Term-end dates of Legislators elected on November 2, 2010|November 5, 2014]] |
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  political party     = [[Republican]] |
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|Current candidacy primary date =September 24, 2013
  profession          = Real Estate |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  website             = [http://www.legislature.state.al.us/HOUSE/representatives/housebios/hd102.html House site] |
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|Tenure = 2006-Present
}}{{tnr}}'''Chad Fincher''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Alabama House of Representatives]], representing the 102th district, [[Sunshinereview:Mobile County, Alabama|Mobile County]]. He was first elected in 2006.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Chad Fincher''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Alabama House of Representatives]], representing [[Alabama House of Representatives District 102|District 102]], [[Mobile County, Alabama|Mobile County]]. He was first elected in 2006.
  
Fincher is Owner/Realtor of Fincher and Associates Realty Services, and a Registered Forester with the State of Alabama.
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Fincher was a 2013 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election in the special election to the [[U.S. House of Representatives|U.S. House]] representing [[Special elections to the 113th United States Congress (2013-2014)|the 1st Congressional District]] of [[Alabama]]. He was defeated in the [[Republican]] primary on September 24, 2013.<ref name="gopprimary">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/AL_Page_0924.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP Results,'' "Alabama Special Election Primary," accessed September 24, 2013]</ref>
  
He is a member of a number of organizations, including the Court Appointed Special Advocates Board of Mobile, Mobile Area Association of Realtors, Mobile County Grand Old Party, Tanner Williams Community Club, West Mobile Baptist Church, Alabama Cattlemen's Association, [[Alabama Farmers Federation]], Alabama Forestry Association, Alabama Treasure Forest Association, and Alabama Wildlife Federation.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=60465 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Fincher]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
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Fincher is the owner and realtor of Fincher and Associates Realty Services and a registered forester with the State of Alabama.
==Issue positions==
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Fincher 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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=60465 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Fincher ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
Fincher has been appointed to these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
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===2011-2012===
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Fincher served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
  
 
*[[Agriculture and Forestry Committee, Alabama House of Representatives]], Chair
 
*[[Agriculture and Forestry Committee, Alabama House of Representatives]], Chair
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==Elections==
 
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===2013===
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Fincher ran for the [[U.S. House of Representatives|U.S. House]] representing [[Alabama's 1st Congressional District|the 1st Congressional District]] of [[Alabama]]. The election was held to replace [[Jo Bonner]], who announced his resignation on May 23, 2013, in order to take a position as vice chancellor of government and economic development at the University of Alabama.<ref name="resign">[http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/05/breaking_rep_jo_bonner_resigni.html ''blog.al.com,'' "BREAKING: Rep. Jo Bonner resigning from Congress," May 23, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/06/state_rep_chad_fincher_launche.html ''AL.com'', "State Rep. Chad Fincher launches bid for AL-01 congressional seat" accessed June 19, 2013]</ref><ref name="nj">[http://www.nationaljournal.com/blogs/hotlineoncall/2013/05/five-names-to-know-in-alabama-01-23 ''National Journal'', "Five Names To Know In Alabama 01" accessed June 10,2 013]</ref>
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He was defeated in the [[Republican]] primary on September 24, 2013.<ref name="gopprimary"/> No candidate secured more than 50 percent of the total vote, requiring a runoff primary on November 5, 2013. [[Bradley Byrne]] and [[Dean Young]] were the top two winners, and will face off in the runoff primary. The winner advanced to the general election on December 17, 2013.
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Fincher won re-election to the 102nd District Seat in 2010.  He had no opposition.<ref>[http://www.myvotealabama.com/ Statewide general election results]</ref>
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Fincher won re-election to the 102nd District seat in 2010.  He had no opposition.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.al.us/downloads/election/2010/general/2010GeneralResults-AllStateAndFederalOfficesAndAmendments-CompleteWithWrite-inAppendix.pdf ''Alabama Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 General election results," accessed July 18, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2006===
 
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On November 7, 2006, Fincher was elected to the 102nd District Seat in the [[Alabama House of Representatives]], defeating opponent Gary Johnson (D).<ref>[http://www.sos.state.al.us/downloads/election/2006/general/statecert-2006-general-election-11-29-2006-complete.pdf ''Alabama Secretary of State'', "Official 2006 election results," accessed April 15, 2014]</ref>
  
On November 7, 2006, Fincher was elected to the 102nd District Seat in the [[Alabama House of Representatives]], defeating opponent Gary Johnson (D).<ref>[http://www.sos.state.al.us/downloads/election/2006/general/statecert-2006-general-election-11-29-2006-complete.pdf 2006 election results, Alabama]</ref>
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Fincher raised $104,551 for his campaign, while Johnson raised $43,407.<Ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=AL&y=2006&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "Alabama House spending, 2006," November 4, 2006]</ref>
 
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Fincher raised $104,551 for his campaign, while Johnson raised $43,407.<Ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=AL&y=2006&f=H&so=O#sorttable Alabama House spending, 2006]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
 
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===2010===
 
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In 2010, Fincher raised $61,015 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=AL&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
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In 2010, Fincher raised $61,015 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=AL&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>   
  
 
His four largest contributors were:
 
His four largest contributors were:
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===2006===
 
===2006===
 
 
In 2006, Fincher collected $104,551 in donations.  
 
In 2006, Fincher collected $104,551 in donations.  
  
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Fincher and his wife Caresse have one child.
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Fincher and his wife, Caresse, have one child.
  
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Fincher is a member of a number of organizations, including the Court Appointed Special Advocates Board of Mobile, Mobile Area Association of Realtors, Mobile County Grand Old Party, Tanner Williams Community Club, West Mobile Baptist Church, Alabama Cattlemen's Association, [[Alabama Farmers Federation]], Alabama Forestry Association, Alabama Treasure Forest Association, and Alabama Wildlife Federation.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=60465 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Fincher]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Alabama House of Representatives]]
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*[[Alabama State Legislature]]
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*[[Alabama state legislative districts]]
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.legislature.state.al.us/HOUSE/representatives/housebios/hd102.html Alabama Legislature - Chad Fincher]
 
* [http://www.legislature.state.al.us/HOUSE/representatives/housebios/hd102.html Alabama Legislature - Chad Fincher]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=60465 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://openstates.org/al/legislators/ALL000065/chad-fincher/ Profile from Open States]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=60465 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=60465 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=60465 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.alhousegop.com/ Alabama House Republican Caucus]
 
* [http://www.alhousegop.com/ Alabama House Republican Caucus]
 
* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=124407 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96623 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83812 2006]
 
* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=124407 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96623 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83812 2006]
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*[http://www.chadfincherforcongress.com/ Campaign website]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/ChadFincherForCongress/info Facebook page]
  
 
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Chad Fincher
Fincher c.jpeg
Current candidacy
Running for U.S. House, Alabama District 1
Date of primarySeptember 24, 2013
Current office
Alabama House of Representatives District 102
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAuburn University
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner/Realtor
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chad Fincher is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 102, Mobile County. He was first elected in 2006.

Fincher was a 2013 Republican candidate seeking election in the special election to the U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of Alabama. He was defeated in the Republican primary on September 24, 2013.[1]

Biography

Fincher is the owner and realtor of Fincher and Associates Realty Services and a registered forester with the State of Alabama.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Campaign Finance, Chair

Elections

2013

See also: Alabama's 1st Congressional District special election, 2013

Fincher ran for the U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of Alabama. The election was held to replace Jo Bonner, who announced his resignation on May 23, 2013, in order to take a position as vice chancellor of government and economic development at the University of Alabama.[2][3][4]

He was defeated in the Republican primary on September 24, 2013.[1] No candidate secured more than 50 percent of the total vote, requiring a runoff primary on November 5, 2013. Bradley Byrne and Dean Young were the top two winners, and will face off in the runoff primary. The winner advanced to the general election on December 17, 2013.

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 Republican Primary, 2013
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBradley Byrne 34.6% 18,090
Green check mark transparent.pngDean Young 23% 12,011
Chad Fincher 15.6% 8,177
Qyin Hillyer 13.9% 7,260
Wells Griffith 11% 5,758
Daniel Dyas 0.7% 391
Jessica James 0.7% 391
Sharon Powe 0.4% 184
David Thornton 0.1% 72
Total Votes 52,334
Source: Unofficial results via Associated Press[5]

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Fincher won re-election to the 102nd District seat in 2010. He had no opposition.[6]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Fincher was elected to the 102nd District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Gary Johnson (D).[7]

Fincher raised $104,551 for his campaign, while Johnson raised $43,407.[8]

Alabama State House, District 102 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chad Fincher (R) 7,043
Gary Johnson (D) 2,312

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Fincher raised $61,015 in contributions.[9]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
ALA-TON CMTE $3,000
Alabama Farmers Federation $3,000
Alabama Association Of Realtors $2,500
Netpac $2,000

2006

In 2006, Fincher collected $104,551 in donations.

Below are Fincher's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[10]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Farmers Federation $16,219
AL Assoc of Realtors $8,000
Business Council of AL $7,500
AL Forestry Assoc $7,000
Cooley, Tyler & Felicia $4,472

Personal

Fincher and his wife, Caresse, have one child.

Fincher is a member of a number of organizations, including the Court Appointed Special Advocates Board of Mobile, Mobile Area Association of Realtors, Mobile County Grand Old Party, Tanner Williams Community Club, West Mobile Baptist Church, Alabama Cattlemen's Association, Alabama Farmers Federation, Alabama Forestry Association, Alabama Treasure Forest Association, and Alabama Wildlife Federation.[11]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Chad + Fincher + Alabama + House

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