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Mark Townsend is a former Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the Senate in Alabama. He was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.). Townsend lost to Vivian Figures (D) in the Congressional primaries which occurred on June 3, 2008.
Positions, record and controversies
Townsend lost to Vivian Figures (D) in the Congressional primaries which occurred on June 3, 2008. 
Money in politics
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Committees and affiliations
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Articles and resources