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Wes Long (Alabama)

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Wes Long
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Alabama House of Representatives District 27
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
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama
Master'sUniversity of Missouri School of Law
J.D.University of Missouri School of Law
Place of birthGuntersville, AL
Office website
Campaign website
Wes Long is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 27th District. He was elected on November 2, 2010.

Long earned his BS in Finance from the University of Alabama. He went on to receive his Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri. He currently serves on the Board of the Marshall County Renter's Association.

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Regulations
  • Subcommittee on Services
  • Subcommittee on Appropriations


Presidential preference


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

Wes Long (Alabama) endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Long defeated Jimmy Helms in the June 1 primary. He then defeated Jeffrey McLaughlin in the November 2 general election.[2][3]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 27 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wes Long (R) 8,238
Jeffrey McLaughlin (D) 7,225
Alabama House of Representatives, District 27 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wes Long (R) 4,497
Jimmy Helms (R) 2,308

Campaign themes

Long's website lists the following issues:

  • Reopen Alabama for Business
  • Support our Small Businesses
  • Get Government's Fiscal House in Order
  • Invest in Alabama's Future [4]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Long raised $255,516 in contributions. [5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $76,245
Alabama Farmers Federation $37,454
Business Council Of Alabama $31,000
Alabama Association Of Realtors $10,174

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Long and his wife Jordana have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jeffrey McLaughlin
Alabama House District 27
Succeeded by