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J.T. Waggoner
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Alabama State Senate District 16
In office
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 24
Senate Majority Leader
Base salary$53,438/year
Per diemIncluded in salary
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Alabama House of Representatives
Bachelor'sBirmingham Southern College
J.D.Birmingham School of Law
BirthdayJanuary 8, 1937
Place of birthBirmingham, AL
ProfessionPresident, Birmingham Business Consultants LLC
ReligionChurch of Christ
Office website
J. T. "Jabo" Waggoner is a Republican member of the Alabama State Senate, representing the 16th District since 1990. He became the Majority Leader in 2011 after serving as the Minority Leader from 2002-2010. Previously he was a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from 1966 through 1983. He received a B.A. from Birmingham Southern College and a Juris Doctor degree from Birmingham School of Law

Committee assignments


Waggoner has been appointed to these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:



See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Waggoner ran for re-election to the 16th District Seat in 2010. He won with no opposition in the November 2 general election.[1]


On November 7, 2006, Waggoner won re-election to the 16th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Russ Parker (D).[2]

Waggoner raised $318,100 for his campaign, while Parker raised $4,408.[3]

Alabama State Senate, District 16 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png J.T. Waggoner (R) 34,196
Russ Parker (D) 9,789


On November 5, 2006, Waggoner won re-election to the 16th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, running unopposed in the general election.[4]

Waggoner raised $241,164 for his campaign.[5]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Waggoner raised $268,044 in contributions. [6]

His seven largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $40,000
Medical Association of the State of Alabama $17,264
Alabama Retail Association $12,500
Alabama Trucking Association $10,000
Alabama Power Co $10,000
Automobile Dealers Association Of Alabama $10,000
Change PAC $10,000


In 2006, Waggoner collected $318,100 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Forestry Association $20,000
Business Council Of Alabama $20,000
Medical Association of the State of Alabama $15,000
BI PAC $11,500
Alabama Association Of Realtors $11,000

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District 16

Waggoner represents Alabama Senate District 16, which includes parts of Jefferson and Shelby counties[8].


Waggoner has four children and resides with his wife Marilyn in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alabama House of Representatives
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Alabama State Senate District 16
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