Mike Ball (Alabama)

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Mike Ball
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Alabama House of Representatives District 10
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'sAthens State University
Associate'sJefferson State Junior College, 1982
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1973-1977
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 17, 1954
Place of birthStockton, CA
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Mike Ball is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 10th district, Madison County. He was first elected in 2002.

Ball has previously worked as an Agent-Supervisor/Hostage Negotiator with the Alabama Bureau of Investigation - Major Crimes Unit from 1986-2003, and as a State Trooper with the Alabama State Troopers, Highway Patrol from 1978-1986.

He is a member of the Alabama State Trooper Association, American Legion, Asbury United Methodist Church, and Huntsville Traditional Music Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Regulations
  • Subcommittee on Campaign Finance

Issues

Ball did not provide answers to the Alabama State Legislative Election 2006 National Political Awareness Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Presidential preference

2012

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

Mike Ball (Alabama) endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ball won re-election to the 10th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition.[4]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Ball was re-elected to the 10th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running uncontested in the general election.[5]

Ball raised $63,532 for his campaign.[6]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Ball raised $46,444 in contributions. [7]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Ball, Mike & Debbie $5,000
Republicans For The Future $2,500
Alabama Power Co $2,000
Alabama Trucking Association $2,000

2006

Below are Ball's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[8]

Contributor 2006 total
Business Council of AL $7,500
Arthur Orr Campaign $3,200
AL Assoc of Realtors $3,000
AL Forestry Assoc $2,000
Compass Bank $2,000

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Personal

Ball and his wife Debbie have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama House District 10
2002–present
Succeeded by
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