2016 Primary Election

Andrew Bennett (D)

Jefferson County Treasurer

Andrew Bennett photoAndrew Bennett

Date of birth: July 1938; 77

Residence: Birmingham

Political experience: Bessemer Division tax assessor, 2009-2015.

Professional experience: Bessemer Division tax assessor, 2009-2015; director of parks and recreation, city of Bessemer, 2001-2008; building inspector, 1977-2000; chief of contracts and administration, International Commission of Contracts, and supervision of the national delegations, 1965-1975.

Civic experience: Member, board of directors, Project Hopewell.

Education: University of Maryland; Cuyahoga Community College.

Main issues: Bennett says his main issues, if elected, would be transparency of funds, honesty, and integrity.