2018 Election

Jim Toomey

Jim Toomey

Office Sought: Alabama House of Representatives, District 47

Candidate Name: Jim Toomey

Party: Democrat

Age: 68

Residence: Vestavia Hills

Political experience: First-time candidate

Professional experience: Director of IT applications, Mutual of Omaha, 2009-2012; vice president/CIO, Protective Life Insurance Company, 1999-2007; vice president/CIO, Loyal American Life, 1980-99; vice president/COO, Dauphin Data Corp., 1990-97.

Education: Fellow, Life Office Management Association, 1990-95; bachelor’s in computer science, University of South Alabama, 1972; Technology Institute, 1970-71.

Main issues: Preparing students for 21st-century jobs, giving citizens the right to vote on an education lottery, accepting Medicaid expansion, restoring confidence in elected officials and protecting Alabama’s fresh water resources.

Top contributors: Jimmy Rushton: $10,000. William Rushton: $5,000. Alabama Works PAC: $2,000. Francis Rushton: $1,500.

Campaign: jimtoomeyforalabamahouse.com

Facebook: facebook.com/jimtoomeyforALHD47

Twitter: twitter.com/jimtoomey1

Instagram: instagram.com/jim_toomey1