Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

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Alabama State Senate elections, 2010
Alabama
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35
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Del Marsh Roger Bedford, Jr.
Party Republican Democratic
Leader's seat 12th-Anniston 6th-Russellville
Seats before 13 22
Seats after 22 12
Seat change Increase 9 Decrease 10
Popular vote 788,738 565,026
Percentage 56.9% 40.8%

Pro Tem before election

Rodger Smitherman
Democratic

Pro Tem-designate

Del Marsh
Republican

The 2010 Alabama State State elections were held on November 2, 2010. Voters in all 35 districts of the Alabama State Senate voted for their representatives. Other elections were also held on November 2. Republicans gained 9 seats, taking control of the chamber, while the Democrats lost 10 seats.

Overview[edit]

Alabama State Senate elections, 2010
Party Votes Percentage Before After +/–
Republican 788,738 56.9% 13 22 Increase 9
Democratic 565,026 40.8% 22 12 Decrease 10
Independent 23,800 1.7% 0 1 Increase 1
Write-In 7,532 0.5% 0 0 Steady
Totals 1,385,096 100.0% 35 35

Results[edit]

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12
District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24
District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35

District 1[edit]

Alabama's 1st State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tammy Irons 23,178 55.9
Republican Jerry Freeman 18,266 44.1
Independent Write-In 20 0.0
Total votes 41,464 100.0
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

Alabama's 2nd State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Holtzclaw 33,050 58.9
Democratic Tom Butler (incumbent) 23,060 41.1
Independent Write-In 20 0.0
Total votes 56,145 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 3[edit]

Alabama's 3rd State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Arthur Orr (incumbent) 39,245 98.9
Independent Write-In 429 1.1
Total votes 39,674 100.0
Republican hold

District 4[edit]

Alabama's 4th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Paul Bussman 25,621 57.7
Democratic Zeb Little (incumbent) 18,733 42.2
Independent Write-In 83 0.2
Total votes 44,437 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 5[edit]

Alabama's 5th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Greg Reed (incumbent) 33,500 73.2
Democratic Brett Wadsworth 12,213 26.7
Independent Write-In 33 0.1
Total votes 45,746 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 6[edit]

Alabama's 6th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Roger Bedford, Jr. (incumbent) 18,692 53.4
Republican Jim Bonner 16,304 46.5
Independent Write-In 27 0.1
Total votes 35,023 100.0
Democratic hold

District 7[edit]

Alabama's 7th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Paul L. Sanford (incumbent) 25,333 54.9
Democratic Jeff Enfinger 20,819 45.1
Independent Write-In 28 0.1
Total votes 46,180 100.0
Republican hold

District 8[edit]

Alabama's 8th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shadrack McGill 20,603 50.5
Democratic Lowell Barron (incumbent) 20,016 49.1
Independent Write-In 177 0.4
Total votes 40,796 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 9[edit]

Alabama's 9th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Clay Scofield 30,834 68.8
Democratic Tim Mitchell 13,933 31.1
Independent Write-In 47 0.1
Total votes 44,814 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 10[edit]

Alabama's 10th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phil Williams 20,249 53.6
Democratic Larry Means (incumbent) 17,459 46.2
Independent Write-In 51 0.1
Total votes 37,759 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 11[edit]

Alabama's 11th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jerry L. Fielding 19,929 53.4
Republican Ray Robbins 17,323 46.4
Independent Write-In 56 0.2
Total votes 37,308 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

District 12[edit]

Alabama's 12th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Del Marsh (incumbent) 26,714 63.7
Democratic Wallace Wyatt, Jr. 15,210 36.2
Independent Write-In 42 0.1
Total votes 41,966 100.0
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

Alabama's 13th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gerald Dial 18,800 50.4
Democratic Greg Varner 18,443 49.5
Independent Write-In 50 0.1
Total votes 37,293 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 14[edit]

Alabama's 14th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cam Ward 42,511 98.9
Independent Write-In 460 1.1
Total votes 42,971 100.0
Republican hold

District 15[edit]

Alabama's 15th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Slade Blackwell 46,018 98.8
Independent Write-In 557 1.2
Total votes 46,575 100.0
Republican hold

District 16[edit]

Alabama's 16th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican J.T. "Jabo" Waggoner 43,604 98.5
Independent Write-In 676 1.5
Total votes 44,280 100.0
Republican hold

District 17[edit]

Alabama's 17th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Scott Beason (incumbent) 38,777 81.1
Democratic T. E. "Tommy" Hudson 8,973 18.8
Independent Write-In 55 0.1
Total votes 47,805 100.0
Republican hold

District 18[edit]

Alabama's 18th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rodger M. Smitherman (incumbent) 25,154 98.3
Independent Write-In 431 1.7
Total votes 25,585 100.0
Democratic hold

District 19[edit]

Alabama's 19th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Priscilla Dunn 29,227 98.9
Independent Write-In 324 1.1
Total votes 29,551 100.0
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

Alabama's 20th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linda Coleman (incumbent) 28,282 99.1
Independent Write-In 263 0.9
Total votes 28,545 100.0
Democratic hold

District 21[edit]

Alabama's 21st State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gerald Allen 20,528 51.2
Democratic Phil Poole (incumbent) 19,509 48.7
Independent Write-In 55 0.1
Total votes 40,092 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 22[edit]

Alabama's 22nd State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marc Keahey 24,785 55.4
Republican Danny B. Joyner 19,939 44.6
Independent Write-In 31 0.1
Total votes 44,755 100.0
Democratic hold

District 23[edit]

Alabama's 23rd State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hank Sanders (incumbent) 30,322 97.7
Independent Write-In 724 2.3
Total votes 31,046 100.0
Democratic hold

District 24[edit]

Alabama's 24th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bobby Singleton (incumbent) 30,803 98.3
Independent Write-In 521 1.7
Total votes 31,324 100.0
Democratic hold

District 25[edit]

Alabama's 25th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dick L. Brewbaker 38,919 72.9
Democratic Doug "Smitty" Smith 14,425 27.0
Independent Write-In 50 0.1
Total votes 53,394 100.0
Republican hold

District 26[edit]

Alabama's 26th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Quinton T. Ross, Jr. (incumbent) 28,703 97.9
Independent Write-In 615 2.1
Total votes 29,318 100.0
Democratic hold

District 27[edit]

Alabama's 27th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Whatley 21,245 54.9
Democratic T.D. (Ted) Little (incumbent) 17,379 44.9
Independent Write-In 77 0.2
Total votes 38,701 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 28[edit]

Alabama's 28th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Billy Beasley 28,619 70.4
Republican Kim West 12,033 29.6
Independent Write-In 27 0.1
Total votes 40,679 100.0
Democratic hold

District 29[edit]

Alabama's 29th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Harri Anne Smith (incumbent) 23,800 55.2
Republican George Flowers 19,225 44.6
Independent Write-In 84 0.2
Total votes 43,109 100.0
Independent hold

District 30[edit]

Alabama's 30th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bryan Taylor (politician) 25,868 57.0
Democratic "Walking" Wendell Mitchell (incumbent) 19,506 43.0
Independent Write-In 33 0.1
Total votes 45,407 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

District 31[edit]

Alabama's 31st State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jimmy W. Holley (incumbent) 29,301 98.2
Independent Write-In 536 1.8
Total votes 29,837 100.0
Republican hold

District 32[edit]

Alabama's 32nd State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Trip Pittman 42,365 98.8
Independent Write-In 497 1.2
Total votes 42,862 100.0
Republican hold

District 33[edit]

Alabama's 33rd State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vivian Davis Figures (incumbent) 23,241 73.3
Republican Brad Moser 8,419 26.6
Independent Write-In 32 0.1
Total votes 31,692 100.0
Democratic hold

District 34[edit]

Alabama's 34th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rusty Glover (incumbent) 34,325 98.8
Independent Write-In 391 1.1
Total votes 34,716 100.0
Republican hold

District 35[edit]

Alabama's 35th State Senate district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ben Brooks (incumbent) 18,307 59.1
Democratic Scott A. Buzbee 12,653 40.9
Independent Write-In 11 0.0
Total votes 30,971 100.0
Republican hold

References[edit]

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