Steve Hurst

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Steve Hurst
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Alabama House of Representatives District 35
Incumbent
In office
1998-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 16
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$53,438/year
Per diemIncluded in salary
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolTalladega High School
Personal
ProfessionGeorgia Pacific Corporation
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Steve Hurst is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 35th district, Etowah and Talladega counties. He was first elected in 1998. Hurst switched parties from Democrat to Republican following the November 2, 2010 election, giving Republicans a supermajority in the Alabama House.[1]

Hurst currently works with the Georgia Pacific Corporation.

He is a member of the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce, and Talladega County Chamber of Commerce.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Agribusiness
  • Subcommittee on Services

Issues

Hurst 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.[3]

Presidential preference

2012

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

Steve Hurst endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hurst won re-election to the 35th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Steven M. Dean in the November 2 general election.[5]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 35 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Hurst (D) 6,722
Steven M. Dean (R) 6,295

2006

On November 7, 2006, Hurst was re-elected to the 35th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Lonnie C. Robinson (R).[6]

Hurst raised $106,009 for his campaign, while Robinson raised $0.[7]

Alabama State House, District 35 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Hurst (D) 7,574
Lonnie C. Robinson (R) 3,166

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Hurst raised $172,662 in contributions. [8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alliance For Conservative Leadership $50,000
Business Council Of Alabama $11,000
Alabama Education Association $9,778
Alabama Farmers Federation $8,834

2006

In 2006, Hurst collected $106,009 in donations.

Below are Hurst's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[9]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Farmers Federation $17,563
Seth Hammett Campaign $14,500
AL Education Assoc $10,000
Steve Hurst $6,283
AL Trial Lawyers Assoc $5,000

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Personal

Hurst and his wife Linda have three children.

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Alabama House District 35
1998–present
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