Alabama House District 60

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Alabama State House of Representatives, District 60 covers the Birmingham communities of Pratt City, Ensley, Five Points West, and North Birmingham as well as Cardiff, Forestdale, Graysville, part of Fultondale and a small part of Adamsville.

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, District 60 has 36,704 residents, 65% of whom are African-American and 30% of whom are White.

District 60 is represented by Juandalynn Givan, who won the unoccupied seat in the 2010 general election.

Earl Hilliard Jr was elected to the seat in 2006. Hilliard declared his intention to run for the vacancy left by Artur Davis in the 7th Congressional District of Alabama, leaving the seat open for the 2010 election. John Hilliard, who held the seat from 1992 to 2002, declared his candidacy to return, but lost in the primary to Givan. As an incumbent, Givan easily defeated challenger Arthur Shores Lee in the 2014 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election.

Representatives

References

  • "2010 legislative elections: John Hilliard to run for Alabama House District 60." (February 15, 2010) The Birmingham News