Campaign 2014: State House District 46 Race

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – State Representative Paul DeMarco decided not to seek another term in favor of a run for Congress meaning we’ll have a new face representing District 46 in Montgomery next year. Here’s a look at those four people hoping to land the job.

Attorney Justin Barkley is a Harvard graduate with ties to Hoover High School where he graduated first in his class. As an attorney Barkley has focused primarily on employer and small business law.

Pamela Blackmore-Jenkins calls herself a results-driven problem solver who’s willing to take action, work hard and bring people together. She’s the President of Over the Mountain Business and Professional Women.

Steve French is making his return to state politics after losing his State Senate seat four years ago. French is an investment broker and holds up his experience with Sterne Agee as an example of his experience with finance and investments. He is the commissioner of the Alabama Athletics Commission.

Long time Jefferson County Attorney David Faulkner is a trustee with the Birmingham Business Alliance. Faulkner attended and worked at several Republican National Conventions from 1988 to 1996 after interning for Senator Howell Heflin.

There are no Democrats vying for the District 46 seat. That means whoever wins the Republican Primary on Tuesday or if there is a runoff in July will win the seat.




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