Political offices held: Mayor, Tuscaloosa, 2005-present; city councilor, sixth district, Tuscaloosa, 2001-2005.
Professional experience: Field director, Alabama Education Association; executive director of personnel, Tuscaloosa City Schools.
Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham, masters degree, public administration; University of Alabama at Birmingham, bachelor’s degree in political science; Central High School, 1991.
Civic experience: Fellow, Program on Crisis Leadership at Harvard University’s School of Government.
Main issues: Maddox’s website states that he will prioritize improving the state’s workforce development and training; making college affordable; passing legislation to rebuild Alabama roads and bridges; expanding Medicaid; and implementing a lottery to fund education in the state.