2016 Primary Election

John Martin (R)

U.S. Senate

John MartinJohn Martin

Date of birth: Aug. 26, 1956; age 59

Residence: Dothan

Political experience: None

Professional experience: Senior aviation analyst, Booz/Allen/Hamilton, 2015-present; senior training developer, Threat Tec LLC, 2014-2015; learning architect senior professional, Computer Sciences Corporation, 2010-2014; pilot, RQ-7B (Shadow), Aircraft Armament, Inc., 2009-2010; base pilot supervisor, Air Evac Lifeteam, 2008-2009; president/chief executive officer/quality management consultant, QST Industrial Consultants, 2006-2009; training developer/instructor, Ft. Rucker, 1998-2008; instructor pilot/personnel proponent systems manager, U.S. Army, 1974-1996.

Civic experience: None

Education: Graduate, Grenada High School, 1974; attended Troy State University, 1984-1987.

Top contributors: Self, loan, $5,044.38; Raymond Nix, $500; DeWayne Rittenhouse, $100.

Main issues: If elected, the candidate wants to enforce current laws to stop illegal immigration, implement programs to better take care of military veterans, improve the health care system, create a smaller Environmental Protection Agency with less authority and a smaller budget, reduce the budget of the federal Education Department and send that money back to the state Education Department and lower taxes.

Campaign: johnmartin2016.com