2020 election

Mary Becker Windom, 2020 general election

Alabama Criminal Court of Appeals Place 1

Mary Windom (Source: Facebook)

Mary Becker Windom (I)

Party: Republican

Hometown: Mobile area

Political experience: Windom was elected to the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals in 2008, became the court’s presiding judge in 2012, and was re-elected to the court in 2014.

Professional experience: Windom began her legal career in private practice, later became an assistant United States attorney in the Southern District of Alabama and served as a deputy attorney general for the state of Alabama.

Civic experience: She served as executive director of the Bay Minette Chamber of Commerce, then as director of membership for the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. Windom has served on the boards of directors of Junior Achievement of Mobile; the Distinguished Young Women, national; the Montgomery Humane Society; and Alabama Children First. She is a current member of the Children’s Harbor Anchor Society.

Education: Windom earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Alabama in 1982. Ultimately, she decided to return to school to earn her law degree, graduating magna cum laude from the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law at Faulkner University in Montgomery in 1999.

Main issues: In a statement announcing her candidacy, Windom said, “I will continue to stand by the two promises I made when I first ran for office. I will apply the law as it is written and not make law from the bench. I will look after the rights of all, most importantly the victims of crime.”

Campaign: www.judgemarywindom.com, https://www.facebook.com/JudgeMaryWindom/

Windom raised $289,374 in cash contributions.

Top contributors:


Progress PAC


Alabama Voice of Teachers for Education


Progress for Justice PAC




Richard Terry Chapman