CANDIDATE  NEWS

General Elections are coming in November!!

“Got T-shirt?

Wearing your campaign swag around town is a GREAT way to generate buzz about our candidates.

Stop by the Baldwin County Dems’ 2018 Campaign Headquarters (1800 B Main Street in Olde Daphne) to pick up print information to share with others and to purchase some terrific candidate merchandise.

Promotional materials for Walt Maddox, Bob Vance and other statewide Democratic candidates are also available!

For more information, call (251) 219-8622 or
email us at info@baldwincountydems.org.


Historic Fall

Campaign Season

Now Under Way

Across Baldwin!


November 6th ballot to include first local Democrats to seek county-level and legislative office in more than a decade!

The Baldwin County Democrats take great pride in introducing the NINE outstanding candidates who have stepped forward to challenge the exclusively Republican leadership that has represented Baldwin citizens in Bay Minette and Montgomery for more than 20 years.

Read on to learn about their families, experience and the key issues prompting them to run in 2018.  Download our updated candidate brochure and use it to talk with others about what’s at stake in this pivotal mid-term election.

For your convenience, we have also produced a comprehensive voter guide listing all our local and statewide Democratic candidates. Click here to download this handy tool and carry it with you to the polls!

 ALABAMA STATE SENATE

JASON FISHER for Alabama State Senate, District 32 (Baldwin County)

Jason Fisher of Orange Beach studied business and political science at Coe College and is a graduate of the Clinton School for Public Service at the University of Arkansas.  He is founder and CEO of Jason Fisher Consulting Group but takes the greatest pride in his title role as “Mackenzie’s dad.”

ActBlue Donate: http://secure.actblue.com/donate/fisher-for-state-senate
Website: http://www.fisherforsenate.com/
E-mail: info@fisherforsenate.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FisherforStateSenate32/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Fisher4Senate
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fisherforsenateal/

PRIORITY #1    IMPROVE HEALTHCARE COVERAGE

  • Expand Medicaid
  • Lower monthly premiums
  • Increase protections for working families
  • Save our rural hospitals

ALABAMA HOUSE

AMBER SELMAN-LYNN for Alabama House, District 64 (Bay Minette and all North Baldwin communities, Loxley, Robertsdale, and east Belforest)

Amber Selman-Lynn lives in Daphne, graduated from the University of Georgia, and holds a master’s in Clinical Psychology from Brenau University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with experience in grants management, an active school volunteer, and a big fan of Baldwin County’s many parks and beaches which she enjoys with her husband Eric and two young daughters.

ActBlue Donate: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/voteamberselmanlynn
Website: https://www.voteamberselmanlynn.com/
E-mail: voteamberselmanlynn@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/voteamberselmanlynn/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AmberSelmanLynn

PRIORITY #1    INVEST IN PUBLIC EDUCATION

  • Competitive pay for teachers
  • Comprehensive preschool programs
  • State-of-the-art schools

 ALABAMA HOUSE

DANIELLE MASHBURN-MYRICK for ALABAMA HOUSE, DISTRICT 94 (Fairhope, Silverhill, Summerdale, Magnolia Springs, and portions of Foley and Elberta)

Danielle Mashburn-Myrick is a proud graduate of Fairhope High School, Rhodes College and the University of Alabama School of Law. After college, she and her husband Matt returned to their hometown where they are now raising their son and daughter.  Danielle practices law at Phelps Dunbar in Mobile and, on weekends, loves jogging and walking the family dogs.

ActBlue Donate: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/elect-danielle-mashburn-myrick
Website: https://danielle4alabama.com/
E-mail: info@danielle4alabama.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DanielleForAlabama
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanielleForAL

PRIORITY #1    SMART GROWTH

  • Invest in infrastructure
  • Educate our workforce
  • Preserve our natural resources

ALABAMA HOUSE

MAURICE HORSEY for Alabama House, District 9(Montrose, Daphne, West Belforest, Spanish Fort, Bromley-Stapleton, and portions of North Mobile County)

After a decade in education, Maurice Horsey of Daphne became a YMCA executive, serving communities throughout the country for the next 26 years.  Following retirement, he and his wife Judy settled in Baldwin County where Maurice has become an advocate for more public input on growth and infrastructure issues.  He and Judy have two children and three grandchildren and love living near the water.

Gofundme Donate: https://www.gofundme.com/mauricehorseyshr96
Website: https://www.mauricehorsey.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mauricehorseyshr96/

PRIORITY #1    PROTECT CHILDREN

  • Quality schools
  • Healthcare
  • Job creation

BALDWIN COUNTY COMMISSION

HEATHER BROWN for Baldwin County Commission, District 3 (representing Central Baldwin; elected county-wide)

Heather Brown and her husband Randy live in Summerdale, surrounded by extended family who inspire much of her advocacy work.  She attended the University of South Alabama and is a freelance writer.  A mother of three, Heather is a long-time youth leader in her church and was recently featured in a CBS documentary on Alabama’s emerging progressive movement.

PayPal Donate: https://www.paypal.me/electHeatherBrown
E-mail: Hbrown4countycommission3@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HBrown4Baldwin/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/H_Brown4Baldwin

PRIORITY #1    INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Expand Medicaid
  • Road, bridge, sewer improvements
  • Better long-term planning
  • No conflicts of/special interests

BALDWIN COUNTY COMMISSION

AMBER SMITH for Baldwin County Commission, District 2 (representing the Eastern Shore area; elected county-wide)

Amber Smith of Daphne is a graduate of the University of South Alabama where she studied communications and criminal justice.  She currently works at a family-owned business in Daphne and as a freelance public relations specialist.  She, her husband Traver, and their two daughters enjoy lots of family time down at the Bay.

PayPal Donate: https://www.paypal.me/Smith4District2
E-mail: amber@smithforcountycommission.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amber4district2
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AmberSmith0105
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amber4countycommissioner/

PRIORITY #1   RESPONSIVE COUNTY GOVERNMENT

  • Better representation of rural interests
  • Planning to keep pace with growth
  • Proactive environmental protections

BALDWIN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

HEATHER KARRAS for Baldwin County Board of Education, District 1 (Bay Minette, Stockton, Pine Grove, Perdido, Stapleton)

Heather Karras has been a vocal advocate in calling for a new elementary school for Bay Minette.  Now that their new facility is set for construction, she hopes to push for other needed school and community improvements in the north Baldwin area. When not at work on school issues, Heather, husband Josh and their two children love rescuing animals and taking care of their growing family of pets.

E-mail: karrasforschoolboard@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/karrasforschoolboard/

PRIORITY #1   PARTNERING FOR PROGRESS

  • Improved home-school communications
  • School safety enhancements
  • Increased public engagement

BALDWIN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

CLYDE JONES for Baldwin County Board of Education, District 2 (Daphne, Belforest)

Daphne resident Clyde Jones is a US Army veteran who earned a Bronze Star during Operation Iraqi Freedom II.  Clyde serves as Associate Minister at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and is a training specialist at FMC Agriculture Solutions. He and his wife Nichelle have three children and six grandchildren.

PayPal Donate: vote4clydejones@gmail.com
E-mail: vote4clydejones@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vote4clydejones/
Mailing Address
Friends of Clyde Jones
P.O. Box 1426
Daphne, AL 36526

PRIORITY #1   KEEPING PACE WITH GROWTH

  • Renovation/expansion of Daphne High
  • Advanced teacher training opportunities
  • More effective use of technology

ALABAMA HOUSE

SUSAN SMITH for Alabama House, District 66 (East Loxley, East Elberta, Seminole, Lillian, and portions of Escambia County)

Susan Smith has served her hometown of Atmore and the broader southwest Alabama community (including Baldwin County) in numerous leadership roles over the past 30 years.  A graduate of Spring Hill College, Susan was a regional manager for the American Red Cross and supervisor of nursing for the Escambia County schools.  As a two-term member of the Atmore City Council, she remains a vocal advocate for children and families.

ActBlue Donate: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/votesusansmith
Website: votesusansmith.com
E-mail:  votesusansmith@gmail.com
Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/susan.j.smith.501?ref=br_rs

PRIORITY #1   EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL

  • Invest in workforce readiness
  • Increase wages
  • Expand Medicaid

For more information, contact Amanda LaRoche at amanda@baldwincountydems.org.