Richard Lindsey

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Richard Lindsey
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Alabama House of Representatives District 39
In office
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 33
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1982
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sJacksonville State University
Date of birthJune 30, 1956
ProfessionManager, Lindsey Brothers Incorporated
ReligionUnited Methodist
Office website
Richard Lindsey is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 39th district, Cherokee, Cleburne, and DeKalb counties. He was first elected in 1982.

Lindsey is the Manager of Lindsey Brothers Incorporated.

He is a member of the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, Cherokee County Assisted Living Federation of America Organization Board, Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Farmers and Merchants Bank Board, Howells Cemetery Association, Southeastern Cotton Ginners Association, Coosa-Alabama River Improvement Association Board, and the Forney Masonic Lodge.[1]

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Agribusiness, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Campaigns and Elections



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lindsey won re-election to the 39th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Tim Sprayberry in the November 2 general election.[2]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 39 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Lindsey (D) 7,808
Tim Sprayberry (R) 5,872


On November 7, 2006, Lindsey was re-elected to the 39th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running uncontested in the general election.[3]

Lindsey raised $203,575 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Lindsey raised $313,579 in contributions. [5]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $65,000
Lindsey, Richard J $60,000
Alabama Farmers Federation $10,560
Cosby Co $10,000
FGA PAC $10,000


Below are Lindsey's top 5 campaign contributors in 2008, a year in which there was no election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
G Ferrell Patrick $5,000
University of Alabama Systems $5,000
AL Farmers Federation $4,000
AL State Employees Assoc $2,500
Childrens PAC $500


In 2006, Lindsey raised $203,575 in donations. [7]

Listed below are those that made the largest contributions.

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $35,000
Richard J. Lindsay $25,000
Franklin Resources Group $22,500
FGA PAC $5,500

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Lindsey and his wife Johna have two children.

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