Republican Rep. Elwyn Thomas of Oneonta

Politics & Government
6:33 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Special Election Tuesday for Alabama Legislature

Republican Rep. Elwyn Thomas of Oneonta resigned from his House District 34 seat to become director of the Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission.
Credit openbama.org

Voters in most of Blount County and part of northern Jefferson County will go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new state representative.

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.

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.

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