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}}{{tnr}}'''Jessica James''' is a 2013 [[Republican]] candidate seeking 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]].<ref>[http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/05/jessica_james_launches_bid_for.html ''blog.al.com'' "Jessica James launches bid for AL-01 congressional seat,"  May 30, 2013]</ref>  The seat will be open following the resignation of [[Alabama's 1st congressional district|Rep.]] [[Jo Bonner]]. [[Jo Bonner|Bonner's]] resignation, effective August 15, comes as the result of a decision 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>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jessica James''' was a 2013 [[Republican]] candidate seeking 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]].<ref>[http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/05/jessica_james_launches_bid_for.html ''blog.al.com'' "Jessica James launches bid for AL-01 congressional seat,"  May 30, 2013]</ref>  The seat will be open following the resignation of [[Alabama's 1st congressional district|Rep.]] [[Jo Bonner]]. [[Jo Bonner|Bonner's]] resignation, effective August 15, came as the result of a decision 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>
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She 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>
  
 
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James is running for the [[U.S. House of Representatives|U.S. House]] representing [[Alabama's 1st congressional district|the 1st Congressional District]] of [[Alabama]]. The election is being 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"/>
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James 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"/>
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She 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 will advance to the general election on December 17, 2013.
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Revision as of 08:35, 28 October 2013

Jessica James
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Alabama, District 1
PartyRepublican
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Jessica James was a 2013 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of Alabama.[1] The seat will be open following the resignation of Rep. Jo Bonner. Bonner's resignation, effective August 15, came as the result of a decision to take a position as vice chancellor of government and economic development at the University of Alabama.[2]

She was defeated in the Republican primary on September 24, 2013.[3]

Elections

2013

See also: Alabama's 1st congressional district special election, 2013

James 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]

She was defeated in the Republican primary on September 24, 2013.[3] 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 will advance 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[4]

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