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Revision as of 15:22, 13 December 2013

Dexter Grimsley
Dexter Grimsley.jpg
Alabama House of Representatives District 85
Incumbent
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorthwestern State University, 1993
Personal
Place of birthAbbeville, AL
ProfessionChief Juvenile Probation Officer, Henry County
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dexter Grimsley is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 85. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Grimsley earned his B.S. in Psychology from Northwestern State University in 1993. His professional experience includes working as chief juvenile probation officer for Henry County.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Agribusiness

Elections

2014

Grimsley announced on September 24, 2013 that he will be seeking re-election to the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 85. [1]

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Grimsley defeated Anthony J. Keith, Amos Newsome and Ed Vaughn in the primary. He then defeated Jody Singleton in the November 2 general election.[2][3]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 85 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dexter Grimsley (D) 6,692
Jody Singleton (R) 6,255
Alabama House of Representatives, District 85 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dexter Grimsley (D) 1,892
Green check mark transparent.png Anthony J. Keith (D) 1,186
Ed Vaughn (D) 626
Amos Newsome (D) 486
Alabama House of Representatives, District 85 Dem Primary Runoff (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dexter Grimsley (D) 1,847
Anthony J. Keith (D) 1,201

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Grimsley raised $91,695 in contributions. [4]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alliance For Conservative Leadership $35,000
Alabama Trial Lawyers Association $6,000

Personal

Grimsley and his wife, Veronica, have two children.

Recent news

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

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

Dexter Grimsley News Feed

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External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Locy Baker
Alabama House District 85
2010–present
Succeeded by
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