Former Blount County Probate Judge David Standridge http://apr.org en Special Election Tuesday for Alabama Legislature http://apr.org/post/special-election-tuesday-alabama-legislature <p>Voters in most of Blount County and part of northern Jefferson County will go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new state representative.</p><p>Former Blount County Probate Judge David Standridge of Hayden faces Blount County Board of Education vice president Chris Latta in a Republican runoff in House District 34. The winner has no Democratic opposition.</p><div><p>The new representative will fill the vacancy created when Republican Rep. Elwyn Thomas of Oneonta resigned to become executive director of the Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 12:33:50 +0000 The Associated Press 21754 at http://apr.org Special Election Tuesday for Alabama Legislature