2022 Alabama Elections

Mike Durant, Republican, U.S. Senate

Mike Durant

United States Senator

Party: Republican

Age: 60

Residence: Huntsville

Political experience: None.

Professional experience: Founder and owner of Pinnacle Solutions, an aerospace company based in Huntsville.

Civic experience: Spent 22 years in the U.S. Army, where he earned a Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star with Valor device, Purple Heart and the POW/MIA ribbon, among others.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in professional aeronautics and an MBA in aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Main issues: Durant said he supports the “America First” agenda. He wants to build the wall along the southern border started by former President Trump. He said he opposes any pathway to citizenship for those who came to the U.S. illegally and wants them sent back to their country of origin. He also said he would like to see tougher sanctions against China and trade agreements; fight to uphold gun rights; and supports overturning Roe v. Wade.

Total contributions so far: $541,215

Top contributors: $272,340 from WinRed, an online platform that raises money for Republican candidates.

Campaign info: https://mikedurant.com/