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Mary Sue McClurkin
Mcclurkin ms.jpeg
Alabama House of Representatives District 43
In office
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 17
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sHuntingdon College, 1969
Master'sAuburn University, 1971
Date of birthFebruary 14, 1947
Place of birthAbbeville, AL
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Office website
Personal website
Mary Sue McClurkin (b. February 14, 1947) is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 43, Jefferson and Shelby counties. She was first elected in 1998. She is the Alabama State Chairman for ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council).[1]


McClurkin currently owns McClurkin Enterprises, and previously owned Alabama Butane Company, Inc., from 1985 to 2001. She worked as an account executive with Riverchase Business Brokers from 1983 to 1985 and as the executive director of the Pelham Chamber of Commerce from 1981 to 1983.

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Higher Ed Appropriations, Chair



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

McClurkin won re-election to the 43rd District seat in 2010. She defeated Brittany Tate in the primary. She then defeated Virginia Sweet in the November 2 general election.[2][3]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 43 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Sue McClurkin (R) 16,368
Virginia Sweet (D) 4,041
Alabama House of Representatives, District 43 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Sue McClurkin (R) 5,526
Brittany Tate (R) 1,729


On November 7, 2006, McClurkin was re-elected to the 43rd District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running uncontested in the general election.[4]

McClurkin raised $103,455 for her campaign.[5]

Campaign donors


In 2010, McClurkin raised $116,448 in contributions.[6]

Her five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Farmers Federation $10,334
United PAC $5,000
Republicans For The Future $4,000
BIPAC $3,500
Medical Association Of The State Of Alabama $3,500


In 2006, McClurkin collected $103,455 in donations.

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

Contributor 2006 total
AL Farmers Federation $10,323
Business Council of Alabama $7,500
Medical Assoc of the State of Alabama $3,000
AL Forestry Assoc $2,000
Cosby Co $2,000
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations


In 2010, McClurkin's endorsements included the following:[8]

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express


McClurkin and her husband, Van, have three children.

She is a member of the Briarwood Presbyterian Church, Columbia Rotary Club, Young Men's Christian Association Board of Directors, Galleria Woods Nursing Home, Complete Care Board, Business Council of Alabama trustee, Pediatric Rehabilitation Board trustee, Baptist Health System of Alabama trustee, and President of the Alabama Propane Gas Association.[9]

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