Jody Letson

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Jody Letson
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Alabama House of Representatives District 7
Former member
Term in office began
1996
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Businessman
Jody Letson was a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 7th district, Lawrence and Winston counties. He was first elected in 1996.

Letson currently works for Letson's Grocery as well as the Letson Brothers Farm. He previously worked as a jobsetter for General Motors.

He is involved with a number of organizations, including the Board of Mental Health, Boys and Girls Club of Hillsboro, Cattleman's Association, Hillsboro Baptist Church, Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, and the Lawrence County Historical Commission.[1]

Issue positions

Letson's answers to the Alabama State Legislative Election 2006 National Political Awareness Test are available. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. He did not provide an answer when asked his top legislative priorities.[2]

Committee assignments

Letson was a member of the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Letson lost his re-election bid to the 7th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He was defeated by Ken Johnson in the November 2 general election.[3]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 7 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ken Johnson (D) 7,096
Jody Letson (R) 6,911

2006

On November 7, 2006, Letson was re-elected to the 7th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Michael Robinson (R).[4]

Letson raised $83,329 for his campaign, while Robinson raised $0.[5]

Alabama State House, District 7 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jody Letson (D) 8,470
Michael Robinson (R) 3,999

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Letson collected $83,329 in donations.

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

Contributor 2006 total
John (Jody) Letson $17,003
Seth Hammett Campaign $12,500
AL Education Assoc $11,360
AL State Employees Assoc $4,617
AL Trial Lawyers Assoc $2,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama House District 7
1996–2010
Succeeded by
Ken Johnson