2022 Alabama Elections

J.T. “Jabo” Waggoner, Senate District 16

Sen. Jabo Waggoner. Source: Alabama Legislature

J.T. “Jabo” Waggoner


Age: 85

Residence: Vestavia Hills

Political experience: Elected to Alabama House of Representatives seat, 1966, 1974, 1978 and 1982; unsuccessful run for U.S. House District 6, 1984; elected to Alabama Senate District 16, 1990-present. Senate minority leader, 2002-2010; Senate majority leader, Dec. 8, 2010–2014.

Civic experience: Member of Homewood Church of Christ; serves on the following boards: Executive Committee of Birmingham Business Alliance, Faulkner University board of trustees, Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame; member of Hoover, Homewood, Shelby County and Vestavia Hills Chambers of Commerce; member, Monday Morning Quarterback Club; 50-year member of Civitan International; member of Masons and Shriners organizations.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from Birmingham-Southern College and juris doctorate from Birmingham School of Law.