Mobile resident Pete Kupfer launched his campaign Monday for Alabama House of Representatives District 100.

"I consider public service a privilege and have been motivated to serve in this capacity," Kupfer said. "By bringing my experiences and perspectives to Montgomery, I hope to increase opportunities for good government, good community, and a prosperous future for West Mobile and the state of Alabama."

He is running for the H.D. 100 seat currently held by Speaker Pro Tem. Victor Gaston (R). Gaston is retiring at the end of the current term.

Kupfer said that he considers education, public health and safety, and community matters top priority. He said he believes students and educators deserve that their voices be heard and that they need someone in Montgomery who will support them.

Kupfer added that public health and safety are essential features of a prosperous community, and citizens should have increased access and more efficient services. He also believes citizens should have better access to high quality of life activities relataed to the natural environment.

Kupfer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Master's in Science in Education from the University of South Alabama. He also studied abroad in Leipzig, Germany, and Salzburg, Austria.

He maintains Class A Teacher and Class A Educational Administrator certifications from the State of Alabama.

Pete Kupfer, Joe Piggott, and Mark Shirey are all running in the Republican primary in District 100.

The Republican primary will be on May 24. No Democrat qualified for the HD100 seat.

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