By Brandon Moseley

Brock Colvin announced that he is seeking election for the Alabama House of Representatives, representing House District 26.

"It is exciting to announce my intention to seek the Republican nomination for District 26,” Colvin said.  "I believe I bring the conservative philosophy and energy to represent the people of Marshall and Dekalb counties. My background in finance gives me the skill I will need to roll up my sleeves and protect our tax dollars.” 

Colvin is a fifth-generation native of Marshall County.  Colvin has worked in the insurance industry and is currently working for Ameriprise Financial as a financial planner He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama in finance and economics. He is a graduate of Albertville High School and attended Snead Community College in Boaz.

He said his priorities include lowering taxes, helping the state's agriculture industry flourish, keeping track of fiscal spending, and education.

“Education is vital to our area and I will work to ensure vocational and technical training is expanded in our area so we can create a more skilled workforce,” Colvin added.  ‘Finally, it is essential that we expand rural broadband in Alabama.  In today’s virtual workplace, we can only succeed with this connectivity.”

House District 26 is currently represented by Rep. Kerry Rich (R-Albertville).

“Representative Kerry Rich has been a good public servant,” Colvin concluded.  “With God’s grace and the trust of the voters of District 26, I hope to continue to represent them well.”

District 26 currently includes portions of Dekalb and Marshall Counties including Albertville, Boaz, Geraldine, and Guntersville. House District 26, like all the legislative districts, will have to be redistricted based on the 2020 Census prior to the election.

Colvin is a member of the Rotary Club of Albertville and the Albertville Chamber of Commerce where he serves as an Ambassador.  He is a member of the Marshall County Republican Party and a lifetime Republican.  He attends Southside Baptist Church in Albertville.

The Republican Primary will be held on May 24, 2022