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Alabama Democratic Party

Alabama Democratic Party
Chairperson Nancy Worley
Senate leader Quinton Ross
House leader Craig Ford
Headquarters Montgomery, AL
Ideology American liberalism
National affiliation Democratic Party
Colors Blue
Seats in the Upper House
8 / 35
Seats in the Lower House
33 / 105
Politics of the United States
Political parties

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.[citation needed]

Current elected officials

Member of Congress

U.S. House of Representatives

Statewide offices

  • None

State Legislature

Chronology of Chairs

Chronology of Executive Directors

  • 199?-1997: Al LaPierre
  • 1998-2000: Giles Perkins
  • 2000: Wade Perry
  • 2000-2001: Phillip Kinney
  • 2001-2003: Marsha Folsom
  • 2003-2004: Mike Kanarick
  • 2004-2011: Jim Spearman
  • 2011-2013: Bradley Davidson

See also

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