Ron Crumpton (D)

U.S. Senate

Ron Crumpton

Date of birth: April 6, 1968; age 47

Residence: Pelham

Political experience: Ran for state Senate, 2014. Professional experience: Executive director, Alabama Patients’ Rights Coalition, 2011-present; executive director, Alabama Safe Access Project, 2013-present; executive director, Alabama Medical Marijuana Coalition, 2010-2013; legislative liaison, Alabama Compassionate Care, 2009-2010. Civic experience: None. Education: Attended University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2009-2013; attended Jefferson State Community College, 2007-2009; graduate of Pelham High School, 1986. Top contributors: Jennifer Marsden, $500; Steve Crunk, $200; Melva Strange Foster, $100; Michael Pruett, $100; James L. Ramirez, $100; Catherine Rotan, $100; Amy Smith, $100; Mary Spears, $100; Rex Tucker, $100; and James Williams, $100.

Charles Nana (D)

U.S. Senate

Charles Nana

Date of birth: April 22, 1965; age 50

Residence: Hoover

Political experience: None. Professional experience: Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, WASALOS Consulting, 1991-present; operational excellence consultant, private sector, 1991-present. Civic experience: Referee, NCAA Soccer, 2009-present. Education: Master’s degree in business administration, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2001; Catholic University of America, master’s degree in biomedical engineering, 1994; Howard University, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, 1992. Top contributors: No contributions reported.

Marcus Bowman (R)

U.S. Senate

Marcus Bowman

Date of birth: Sept. 1, 1973;  age 42

Residence: Daphne

Political experience: Chair, Baldwin County Young Republicans, 2013-2014; executive committee member, Baldwin County Republican Party, 2013-present;

Professional experience: Owner, Flyover Solutions, 2015-2016; account executive, Colonial Life/Reeves Agency, 2013-2014; compliance manager, Standard Furniture Manufacturing, 2012-2013; research director, International Access Corporation, 2004-2012. Civic experience: Chair, Jubilee Kids Triathlon, 2014 and 2015; treasurer, Eastern Shore Triathlon Club, 2013-2015;  vice president/president, Finance Club, Iowa State University, 1995-1997; student president, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, 2003-2005; co-founder/co-chair, Young Professionals in Transportation, 2008-2009. Education: Bachelor’s degree in finance/economics, Iowa State University, 1996; master’s degree in public policy, George Mason University, 2005. Top contributors: Self, credit card expense, $4,108; Brian Kerkelhamer, $750; Robert Bowman, $500; Lindsey Hutto, $250.

John Martin (R)

U.S. Senate

John Martin

Date of birth: Aug. 26, 1956; age 59

Residence: Dothan

Political experience: None

Professional experience: Senior aviation analyst, Booz/Allen/Hamilton, 2015-present; senior training developer, Threat Tec LLC, 2014-2015; learning architect senior professional, Computer Sciences Corporation, 2010-2014; pilot, RQ-7B (Shadow), Aircraft Armament, Inc., 2009-2010; base pilot supervisor, Air Evac Lifeteam, 2008-2009; president/chief executive officer/quality management consultant, QST Industrial Consultants, 2006-2009; training developer/instructor, Ft. Rucker, 1998-2008; instructor pilot/personnel proponent systems manager, U.S. Army, 1974-1996. Civic experience: None

Education: Graduate, Grenada High School, 1974; attended Troy State University, 1984-1987. Top contributors: Self, loan, $5,044.38; Raymond Nix, $500; DeWayne Rittenhouse, $100.

Jonathan McConnell (R)

U.S. Senate

Jonathan McConnell

Date of birth: April 9, 1982; age 33

Residence: Homewood

Political experience: None

Professional experience: President and chief executive officer, Meridian Global Maritime Security Firm, 2009-present; infantry officer, U.S. Marine Corps, 2004-2008. Civic experience: Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award winner, 2004; charter member, Jesse Andrews Jr. Chapter of the Marine Corps League, 2011-present; member, American Legion, 2013-present; member, ASIS professional security organization, 2013-present; chairman, ASIS International Chapter 117, 2014-2015; member, Infraguard security organization, 2013-2015; member, City of Hope Church, 2013-2015; sponsor, Distinguished Young Women of Mobile County, 2014; sponsor, Halo for Freedom charity, 2014-present; member, Military Officers Association of America, 2015-present; member, Valleydale Baptist Church, 2015-present; founder, Promise of Protection nonprofit, 2015-present; fundraiser, Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2015; member, Brute Krulack Marine Corps League, 2016. Education: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Auburn University, 2004; juris doctorate, University of Alabama School of Law, 2010. Top contributors: Self, loans, $291,498.02; Meridian Global Consulting, $10,000; Bee Yen Png, $8,100; Winston M. Ashurst II, $8,100; Melissa Ashurst, $7,719. Main issues: If elected, the candidate wants to cut government spending and regulation to secure the American Dream for the next generation and keep the nation safe.

Shadrack McGill (R)

U.S. Senate

Shadrack McGill

Date of birth: Nov. 6, 1975;  age 40

Residence: Woodville

Political experience: State senator, 2010-2014. Professional experience: Owner/operator, MC Design, 2010-present; owner/operator H.S.S. Machine and Hydraulics, 2000-2010. Civic experience: None. Education: Attended Northeast Alabama Community College, 1998; graduate of Paint Rock Valley High School, 1994.

Richard C. Shelby (R)

U.S. Senate

Richard C. Shelby

Date of birth: May 6, 1934; age 81

Residence: Tuscaloosa

Political experience: U.S. Senator, 1987-present; U.S representative, 1979-1987; state senator, 1970-1978. Professional experience: Attorney, 1963-1978; special assistant attorney general, state of Alabama, 1969-1971; prosecutor, city of Tuscaloosa, 1963-1971; U.S. magistrate, Northern District of Alabama, 1966-1970. Civic experience: Has served in Congress since 1978. Education: Law degree, University of Alabama School of Law, 1963; bachelor’s degree, University of Alabama, 1957; graduate of Hueytown High School, 1953. Top contributors: Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. PAC, $11,000; Allstate Insurance Company PAC, $10,000; Capital Group Companies Inc. PAC, $10,000; CME Group Inc. PAC, $10,000; CFSA PAC, $10,000; Common Values PAC, $10,000; CULAC Credit Union National Association, $10,000; Denali Leadership PAC, $10,000; Employees of Northrop Grumman Corp PAC, $10,000; Federal Express PAC, $10,000; FNB Corporation PAC, $10,000; General Electric Company PAC, $10,000; Gold Sachs Group Inc. PAC, $10,000; Harris Corporation PAC, $10,000; Heartland Values PAC, $10,000; ICI PAC Investment Company Inst., $10,000; Independent Community Bankers PAC, $10,000; JPMorgan Chase & Co.