2018 Elections

Antwon Bernard Womack

Antwon Womack

Alabama House of Representatives, District 55

 Antwon Womack

Party: Democrat

Residence:  Ensley neighborhood of Birmingham

Political experience: Ran unsuccessfully for the Birmingham school board in 2009 and 2013; ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Tarrant in 2008; ran for Jefferson County Board of Education in 2010 but withdrew before the election; member, Birmingham Young Democrats; member, Jefferson County Millennial Democrats.

Professional experience: Graduate, Great Teachers Academy, 2017; Graduate, Schenck Job Corps Center, 2006; member, American Federation of Teachers Birmingham Chapter; Wenonah High School.

Education: Master’s in business administration, Dartmouth College, Amos Tuck School of Business Administration; bachelor’s in economics, Yale University.

Main issues: In a post on his Facebook page, Womack’s says that, if elected, he would focus on advocating for small businesses, supporting green growth opportunities, creating an inclusive economy, supporting clean energy solutions and protecting Alabama water sources. Womack also lists education issues including improving Alabama K-12 public schools, supporting affordable college education and investing in special education, pre-K and early childhood education. The candidate also pledges to improve public transportation, government accountability and job growth.

Top contributors: Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, $1,045; Anton Womack, $404; Vicky Wilson, $395; Gerard Busros, $100; Keith Brown, $100; Yolanda W. Moore, $100.

Campaign: https://www.facebook.com/AntwonWomackforDistrict55/