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Elections 2020

Democrat James Averhart

James Averhart is a 2020 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing Alabama's 1st Congressional District. He seeks election to the seat vacated by incumbent Republican Bradley Byrne, who lost in his bid for the U.S. Senate to represent Alabama and unseat incumbent Democrat Sen. Doug Jones. Averhart earned an undergraduate and a masters degree from the American Military University. He also earned a doctorate degree in Theology and Biblical Studies from the North Carolina College of Theology and Seminary. He is a retired U.S. Marine and the President and CEO of J.T. Averhart Group (JTAG), a non-profit organization that facilitates ex-offenders’ re-entry into society. He currently serves as Executive Director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Mobile.

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Alabama District 01
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Alabama District 01
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: March 3rd, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Male
  • Party: Democratic Party
  • State: Alabama
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Alabama District 01
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: March 3, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H0AL01097
FEC Committee ID: C00708867

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution: $0
Contributions must be itemized (i.e. listing specific information about the donor and the contribution) when the total given to the campaign from a single individual exceeds $200.
Unitemized Individual Contribution: $0
Total given to the campaign where specific information about the donors is not required because they have not given more than $200.
Total Individual Contributions: $0
Party Committee Contributions: $0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions: $0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions: $0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions: $0
Total Loan Amount: $16000.0
Total Receipts: $16000.0

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount: $0
Total Contribution Refunds: $0
Total Disbursements: $8000.0

III. Cash Summary:

Ending Cash on Hand: $0
Ending cash balance on the most recent filing.

2019-07-12T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.