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Clay Scofield
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Alabama State Senate District 9
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sAuburn University
Date of birthMay 6, 1980
Place of birthCullman, AL
ProfessionOwner, Scofield Farms
Office website
Personal website
Clay Scofield is a Republican member of the Alabama State Senate, representing the 9th district since 2010.

Scofield received his BS in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University. He is currently employed as a poultry farmer.

Committee assignments


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


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Clay Scofield endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Scofield defeated opponents Tony Cochran and John E. Wilson in the June 1 primary. He then defeated Don Spurlin in the July 13 primary runoff. He defeated Democrat Tim Mitchell in the November 2 general election.[2][3]

Alabama State Senate, District 9 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Clay Scofield (R) 30,834
Tim Mitchell (D) 13,933
Alabama State Senate, District 9 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Clay Scofield (R) 6,532
Green check mark transparent.png Don Spurlin (R) 5,656
Tony Cochran (R) 4,238
John E. Wilson (R) 3,927
Alabama State Senate, District 9 Republican Primary Runoff (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Clay Scofield (R) 10,569
Don Spurlin (R) 9,956

Campaign themes

Scofield's website lists the following beliefs:

  • "No new taxes should be imposed on our hard working families
  • In bringing new jobs and industry to District 9
  • Education dollars need to actually reach our children
  • In the need for smaller and more ethical government
  • A strong military
  • In the right of every law-abiding citizen to own a gun
  • In traditional marriage between one man and one woman
  • In standing strong against illegal immigration"[4]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Scofield raised $305,203 in contributions. [5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Scofield, Clay $69,307
Alabama Republican Party $45,179
Alabama Farmers Federation $43,110
Business Council Of Alabama $22,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Hinton Mitchem
Alabama State Senate District 9
Succeeded by