2023 AREA Legislative Maps

The electric cooperatives of Alabama are long-standing members within their communities, providing volunteers and leadership year after year. The electric cooperatives’ member-elected boards and their employees comprise a natural and valued grassroots network throughout the state. This network offers the opportunity to bring together constituents...
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Ledbetter brings co-op experience to the State House By Minnie Lamberth Alabama’s recently elected Speaker of the House, Nathaniel Ledbetter, R-Rainsville, enjoyed a long career with Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative before he headed to Montgomery to represent parts of DeKalb County in the state’s House...
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By Minnie Lamberth House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter, R-Rainsville, isn’t the only elected official with connections to the electric cooperative community. Two state representatives and one state senator also have strong relationships with the co-op world. State Rep. Donna Givens, R-Loxley, had a 47-year career with...
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Since 1936 electric co-ops have built 2.5 million miles of power lines across rural America – long enough to reach from the earth to the moon five and a half times.

From booming suburbs to remote rural farming communities, Alabama’s electric cooperatives are energy providers and engines of economic development. Statewide, electric cooperatives serve more than 1 million Alabamians in their homes, businesses, farms and schools. Their coverage spans approximately 70% of Alabama’s landmass.

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