Joe Faust

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Joe Faust
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Alabama House of Representatives District 94
In office
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 11
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Commissioner, Baldwin County
1996-1998, 2000-2002
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army Alabama National Guard, Berlin
Years of service1958-1966
Date of birthSeptember 13, 1940
Place of birthBirmingham, AL
Office website
Personal website
Joe Faust (b. September 13, 1940) is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 94th district, Baldwin County. He was first elected in 2004. Prior to his election he served on the Baldwin County Commission from 1996-1998 and 2000-2002.

Faust works as a salesman with Independent Insurance. He has previously worked for Woodman of the World Life Insurance Company, owned the Commercial Insulation Company from 1963-1981, and served in the United States Army Alabama National Guard, Berlin from 1958-1966.

Faust is a member of the Faith Baptist Church of Fairhope, Fellowship Christian Athletes Board, Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education Board, and the Masons - Greeno Lodge 598.[1]

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Petroleum and Waterways
  • Subcommittee on Sporting Issues
  • Subcommittee on Services (Insurance)
  • Subcommittee on Utilities, Chair



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Faust won re-election to the 94th District Seat in 2010. He defeated Dale Brown in the primary. He then ran uncontested in the November 2 general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2][3]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 94 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Faust (R) 6,947
Dale Brown (R) 3,222


On November 7, 2006, Faust was re-elected to the 94th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Gene Ponder (D).[4]

Faust raised $67,190 for his campaign, while Ponder raised $0.[5]

Alabama State House, District 94 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Faust (R) 11,344
Gene Ponder (D) 3,426

Campaign donors


In 2010, Faust raised $82,452 in contributions. [6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Faust, Bobby L $6,182
Faust, Bobby Lee & Faust Jr, Bobby L $5,000
Alabama Forestry Association $5,000
High St Pac $5,000


In 2006, Faust collected $67,190 in donations.

Below are Faust's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[7]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Education Assoc $5,000
Business Council of AL $5,000
LEG PAC $3,000
Louis & Melinda Mapp $3,000
FGA PAC $3,000

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Faust and his wife Sharon Fay Pennington have four children.

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Alabama House District 94
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