2018 Election

Christy Olinger Edwards

Christy Olinger Edwards

Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, Place 1

Christy Olinger Edwards

Party: Republican

Age: 36

Residence: Montgomery; native of Selma.

Professional experience: Current Alabama Tax Court judge; writer and orator on state and local tax law; previous work with the Alabama Revenue Department, assistant attorney general.

Education: Faulker University’s Jones School of Law, juris doctorate; University of Alabama School of Law, LL.M.

Main issues: Edwards wants to take her knowledge of tax laws and experience as a tax court judge and writer and orator to bear on the appeals process as a judge.

“I pledge to apply the laws as written in a clear and consistent manner so that the people and businesses of this state understand their rights and obligations,” she said. “Everyone has to pay taxes – businesses, business owners, consumer and regular people. The businesses and people of this state need a judge who will oversee the tax laws and protect the taxpayers according to all the laws overseen by this court. I will do that.”

Top Contributors: Farm PAC, $37,095; COMPPAC, $30,000; Auto PAC, $22,500; Progress PAC, $20,000; Retailers of Alabama PAC, $20,000; Alabama Builders PAC, $16,000; IMPAC, $15,000; CAN PAC, $10,000; FGAPAC, $10,000; MAXPAC, $10,000.

Campaign: https://www.facebook.com/pg/electjudgechristyedwards/about/?ref=page_internal