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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 He has withdrawn from the elections .
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.
Lodmell was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Jo Bonner (R-Ala.) in the 2008 congressional elections.. He officially filed his candidacy with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on July 9, 2007. He has withdrawn from the race.
Money in politics
Committees and affiliations
Lodmell will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
PO Box 40926
Mobile, AL 36640
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Alabama and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Jamie Burch, "Candidate Busted in Prostitution Sting Will Not Run", WKRG News 5, April 4, 2008
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Alabama’s 1st Congressional District
- ↑ Benkamin Lodmell's official 2008 campaign website
- ↑ Lodmell's FEC filings for the 2007-08 election cycle
- 2008 Race Tracker page on Alabama’s 1st Congressional District
- Benkamin Lodmell's official 2008 campaign website
- Lodmell's FEC filings for the 2007-08 election cycle