2016 Primary Election

Lonnie A. Washington Sr. (D)

District Attorney, 10th Judicial Circuit, Bessemer Division

Lonnie Washington photoLonnie A. Washington Sr.

Political experience: Appointed to the Alabama State University trustees by Gov. Robert Bentley, 2014.

Professional experience: Private practice, co-founder of Washington, Lloyd & Henderson PC, 2001-present; Municipal Court judge for several area cities; network attorney for the Alabama Education Association; associate member, Jefferson County Personnel Board; general counsel to the Alabama State Missionary Baptist Convention.

Education: Cumberland School of law, 1992; bachelor’s, Alabama State University, 1988.

Top contributors: Self, loan, $1757.50; Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union Council Cope Fund, $1,500; Milton McGregor, $1,250; United Mine Workers of America, $1,000; Darryl Bender, $1,000.

Main Issues: Washington on his campaign website states that his objectives if elected would be to get tough on violent crime, provide outreach and education to the Bessemer Cut-Off community, cooperate with all public safety officials in the area and develop and coordinate rehabilitation programs for non-violent offenders.

Campaign: http://www.electlonniewashington.com/