Benjamin Lodmell

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Benjamin Lodmell was a Democratic candidate for the 1st Congressional District of Alabama

Benjamin Lodmell was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 1st Congressional District (map) of Alabama. He was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. Jo Bonner (R-Ala.). The primary will take place in June 2008. He has withdrawn from the elections [1].


Positions, record and controversies

Has a strong interest in children and health care, befitting a young father of two. His knowledge of world finance gives him a unique perspective on improving Alabama's economic position in trade and commerce areas. He supports a planned exit from the quagmire of Iraq as soon as possible.


Born in Huntsville, AL. Benjamin "Big Ben" Lodmell is a moderate Democrat, with extensive background in International Finance, Education and Human Services. He is multi-lingual and well travelled. He is married and has two children. Mr. Lodmell lives in Mobile.

2008 elections

Lodmell was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Jo Bonner (R-Ala.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[2][3]. He officially filed his candidacy with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on July 9, 2007.[4] He has withdrawn from the race[1].

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' site.

Committees and affiliations


Lodmell will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.


More background data


Official Lodmell for Congress website

Ben Lodmell
PO Box 40926
Mobile, AL 36640

(251) 404-2663

Articles and resources

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Jamie Burch, "Candidate Busted in Prostitution Sting Will Not Run", WKRG News 5, April 4, 2008
  2. 2008 Race Tracker page on Alabama’s 1st Congressional District
  3. Benkamin Lodmell's official 2008 campaign website
  4. Lodmell's FEC filings for the 2007-08 election cycle

External resources

External articles