2018 Elections

Chester Porter

Chester Porter

Alabama House District 56

Chester Porter

Party: Democrat

Age: 49

Residence:  Bessemer

Political experience:  Bessemer City Council, 2012-present.

Professional experience:  ERP Analyst, Coca Cola United, 1991-2017; Currently computer analyst, IBM.

Civic experience:  Member, Jefferson County Zoning Board of Adjustment, 2014-present; member, Bessemer Zoning Board, 2014-present; member, Bessemer Library Foundation; member, Bessemer Historical Home Society, 2015-present;   member, Carver Civic League, 2000-present; founder, the 13th EEP (Educational Enrichment Program, which teaches inner-city kids basic computer skills), 1998; board member, Latch and Live Foundation

Education:  Attended Jacksonville State University, studied political science and theater, 1987-1991.

Main issues: Porter laid out his key concerns concisely.

“The main issues I would like to address are gun control, safety of kids within our school systems, the expansion of affordable healthcare and job creation.”

Top contributors:  None reported.

Campaign: https://www.facebook.com/Committee-to-Elect-Chester-W-Porter-State-Representative-District-56-367197060427844/