Joseph Lister Hubbard

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Joseph Lister Hubbard
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Alabama House of Representatives, District 73
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 3, 2010
Current term ends
November 5, 2014
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Website House site
Joseph Lister Hubbard is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 73th District. He was elected on November 2, 2010.

Hubbard graduated from Huntingdon College. He went on to receive his JD from Cumberland School of Law. He then served as a law clerk for Justice Champ Lyons of the Alabama Supreme Court. Hubbard then began practicing law in Montgomery. He is currently employed with Webb & Eley. He has also served as a legislative analyst for the Alabama House of Representatives' Public Safety Committee.

Committee assignments

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

  • Subcommittee on Agency and Commission Issues
  • Subcommittee on Professional Qualifications
  • Subcommittee on Regulations (Economic Development and Tourism)

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hubbard was uncontested in the June 1 primary. He defeated incumbent Republican David Grimes in the November 2 general election.[1]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 73 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Lister Hubbard (D) 8,137
David Grimes (R) 7,825

Campaign themes

Hubbard's website lists the following issues:

  • Jobs
Excerpt: "We will work with our Mayor, City Council, and County Commission to find new ways to bring quality, sustainable jobs to Montgomery; we must support and nurture the small businesses that are an integral part of the local economy. "
  • Education
Excerpt: "If we all take ownership of Montgomery’s school system, we will all see the benefits, through a highly trained workforce, highly educated individuals who embrace the idea of lifetime learning, and property values that reflect a top tier school system. "
  • Ethics Reform
Excerpt: "We must disclose all business that is conducted in the Statehouse, including opening the ‘closed door’ attitude where king–makers work without the knowledge of the public."[2]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Hubbard raised $247,289 in contributions. [3]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Democratic State Executive Cmte $27,250
Alabama Education Association $24,353
Alabama State Democratic Executive Cmte $20,000
Sempra Energy $20,000

Personal

Hubbard and his wife Ashley have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Grimes
Alabama House District 73
2010–present
Succeeded by
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