Jim McClendon

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Jim McClendon
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Alabama House of Representatives District 50
Incumbent
In office
2002-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 12
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBirmingham-Southern College, 1965
OtherOD, University of Houston, 1967
Personal
Place of birthMobile, AL
ProfessionOptometrist
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Jim McClendon (b. January 10, 1943) is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 50, St. Clair and Shelby counties. He was first elected in 2002.

Biography

McClendon is a retired optometrist. He had a private practice from 1971 to 2002, and served as an assistant professor of Optometry at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Government Regulations (State Government), Chair
  • Subcommittee on Energy and Green Technology, Chair

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

McClendon won re-election to the 50th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition.[1]

2006

On November 7, 2006, McClendon was re-elected to the 50th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running uncontested in the general election.[2]

McClendon raised $126,117 for his campaign.[3]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, McClendon raised $133,149 in contributions. [4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Optometric Association $25,000
Mcclendon, James H $20,000
Alabama Association Of Realtors $6,000
Community Bankers Association Of Alabama $2,500
Fight Back For Justice $2,500

2006

In 2006, McClendon collected $126,117 in donations.

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

Contributor 2006 total
AL Optometric Assoc $25,000
Community Bankers Assoc of AL $5,000
Franklin PAC $3,000
Sound Economy PAC $1,500
Medical Assoc of the State of AL $1,500

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

Jim McClendon endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [6]

Personal

McClendon and his wife, Ellen, have two children.

McClendon is a trustee of the Springville First United Methodist Church. He is also president of the Alabama Optometric Association, founder and director of Davis Lake Fire Department and a member of the Jefferson County Health Planning Commission.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama House District 50
2002–present
Succeeded by
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