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Randy Hinshaw
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Alabama House of Representatives District 21
Former member
Term in office began
1994-98, 2002
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Education Specialist
Randy Hinshaw was a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 21st district, Madison County. He first served from 1994-1998 and then served from 2002 to 2010.

Hinshaw currently works as an Education Specialist, and as a self-employed Independent Business Consultant.

He is a member of the Alabama Democratic Conference, Alabama New South Coalition, Madison County Mental Health Board, and Vice President of the Northeast Huntsville Civic Association.[1]

Issue positions

Hinshaw 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]

Committee assignments

Hinshaw formerly served on the following committees:



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hinshaw lost his re-election bid to the 21st District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Jim Patterson defeated him in the November 2 general election.[3]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 21 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Patterson (R) 6,654
Randy Hinshaw (D) 6,201


On November 7, 2006, Hinshaw was re-elected to the 21st District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Al Wiggins (R).[4]

Hinshaw raised $146,387 for his campaign, while Wiggins raised $40,329.[5]

Alabama State House, District 21 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Randy Hinshaw (D) 6,063
Al Wiggins (R) 3,861

Campaign donors


In 2006, Hinshaw collected $146,387 in donations.

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

Contributor 2006 total
Seth Hammett Campaign $39,000
Randy Hinshaw $20,000
AL Education Assoc $10,000
AL Trial Lawyers Assoc $5,250
Medical Assoc of the State of Alabama $3,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alabama House District 21
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Alabama House District 21
Succeeded by
Jim Patterson