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Craig Ford
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Alabama House of Representatives District 28
Incumbent
In office
2000-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 14
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Leader, Alabama State House of Representatives
2010-present
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAuburn University, 1991
Personal
BirthdayMay 21, 1968
Place of birthGadsden, AL
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Craig Ford (b. May 21, 1968) is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 28, Etowah County. He was first elected in 2000 and currently serves as State House Minority Leader.

Biography

Ford is the co-owner of The Messenger newspaper, owner of the Hodges Ford Insurance Agency and a Captain in the United States Army Reserves.

He is a member of the Alabama Retired Teachers Association, coach of the Church Royal Ambassadors Basketball League, and deacon at the First Baptist Church of Gadsden.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Environmental Issues
  • Subcommittee on Small Business and Labor
  • Subcommittee on Resolutions, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Taxes, Exemptions/Benefits

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ford won re-election to the 28th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition.[2]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Ford was re-elected to the 28th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Christopher P. Word (R).[3]

Ford raised $224,552 for his campaign, while Word raised $35,857.[4]

Alabama State House, District 28 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Craig Ford (D) 7,335
Christopher P. Word (R) 3,694

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Ford raised $266,481 in contributions. [5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Craig Ford Campaign Fund $75,000
L PAC $12,300
Alabama Association Of Realtors $10,000
Alabama Education Association $10,000

2006

In 2006, Ford collected $224,552 in donations.

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

Contributor 2006 total
AL Education Assoc $20,000
AL Farmers Federation $16,483
Seth Hammett $10,500
Business Council of AL $7,500
Alabama Assoc of Realtors $7,000

Personal

Ford and his wife, Gwen, have two children.

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Alabama House District 28
2000–present
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