Alabama Democratic Party

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Alabama Democratic Party
Chairman Nancy Worley
Senate leader Roger Bedford
House leader Craig Ford
Headquarters Montgomery, AL
Ideology American liberalism
Progressivism
Center-left
National affiliation Democratic Party
Colors Blue
Seats in the Upper House
12 / 35
Seats in the Lower House
40 / 105
Website
www.aldemocrats.org
Politics of the United States
Political parties
Elections

The Alabama Democratic Party is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Alabama. It is chaired by Nancy Worley.

Federally, Alabama has not voted for a Democrat for President since Jimmy Carter was the nominee in 1976. In Congress, Democrats hold one out of Alabama's seven seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and do not hold either of the state's U.S. Senate seats.

In the legislature, it is now the minority party, having lost control in 2010 after 136 years. Democrats are also the minority party in statewide offices. Of 19 statewide appellate court positions, Democrats only maintained the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (Sue Bell Cobb) until Cobb's resignation in 2011.

Locally however, Democrats are still the majority party, holding about 65% of county offices, including circuit and district judges, circuit clerks, sheriffs, county commissions, school boards, coroners and various tax and revenue positions.

Current elected officials[edit]

Member of Congress[edit]

U.S. House of Representatives[edit]

Statewide offices[edit]

  • None

State Legislature[edit]

Chronology of Chairs[edit]

2013-present | Nancy Worley

2011-2013 | Mark Kennedy

2005-2011 | Joe Turnham

2001-2005 | Redding Pitt

1998-2001 | Jack Miller

1996-1998 | Joe Turnham

1992-1996 | Bill Blount

1991-1992 | Jack Hurley

1984-1991 | John Baker

1980-1984 | John Knight

1977-1980 | George Lewis Bailes

1966-1977 | Bob Vance

1955-1966 | Roy Mayhall

Chronology of Executive Directors[edit]

2011-2013 | Bradley Davidson

2004-2011 | Jim Spearman

2003-2004 | Mike Kanarick

2001-2003 | Marsha Folsom

2000-2001 | Phillip Kinney

2000-2000 | Wade Perry

1998-2000 | Giles Perkins

199?-1997 | Al LaPierre

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