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Terri Collins

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Terri Collins
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Alabama House of Representatives District 8
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionYouth Counselor
Office website
Personal website
Terri Collins is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 8th District. He was elected on November 2, 2010.

Collins is a youth counselor.

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Economic Development and Incentives
  • Subcommittee on Regulations
  • Subcommittee on Biomedical and Manufacturing, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Taxes, Exemptions/Benefits



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Collins defeated Jason Putman in the June 1 primary. He then defeated Drama Breland in the November 2 general election.[1][2]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 8 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Terri Collins (R) 6,574
Drama Breland (D) 5,147
Alabama House of Representatives, District 8 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Terri Collins (R) 2,429
Jason Putman (R) 2,132

Campaign themes

Collins' website lists the following issues:

  • Recruit good-paying, long lasting jobs and industry
  • Pass and enforce laws to block illegal immigration
  • Stop Obamacare from being implemented in Alabama
  • Pass tough ethics laws to protect our tax dollars from abuse
  • Improve public education so our children can compete and succeed[3]

State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations


Collins was endorsed by:

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express [4]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Collins raised $208,786 in contributions. [5]

Her five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $49,410
Business Council Of Alabama $36,000
Alabama Association Of Realtors $10,107
Friends Of Mike Hubbard $5,000
Alabama Forestry Association $5,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill J. Dukes
Alabama House District 8
Succeeded by