|Timothy Ray "Tim" Wadsworth|
Alabama State Representative
for District 14 (Jefferson, Walker, and Winston counties)
|Assumed office |
November 5, 2014
|Preceded by||Richard Baughn|
|Spouse(s)||Name of wife missing|
|Alma mater|| University of Alabama|
Cumberland School of Law
Timothy Ray Wadsworth, known as Tim Wadsworth (born c. 1957), is a lawyer from Arley, Alabama, who has since 2014 represented District 14 in the Alabama House of Representatives. A Republican, his district encompasses Jefferson, Walker, and Winston counties in the northern portion of his state.
Wadsworth obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a master's degree in tax accounting from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. He procured his Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, and has been engaged in the practice of law since 1985. He is a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. Wadsworth defeated incumbent Republican Richard Baughn in the primary election on July 15, 2014. He then won the general election without opposition.
Wadsworth is the vice chair of the House State Government Committee and also serves on these other committees: (1) Children and Senior Advocacy, (2) Jefferson County Legislation, and (3) Local Legislation.
In 2015, Representative Wadsworth voted against the establishment of public charter schools in Alabama, but the measure passed the House, 58-41. He voted to permit the home schooled to participate in public school athletic events. He voted against the increase in the cigarette tax, which passed the House, 52-46. In 2016, Wadsworth voted to forbid the sale of fetal tissue or to permit its use in research, and he opposed dilation abortions in Alabama. He did not vote for the funding for new prison facilities, but the bill passed the House, 52-33. In 2017, he voted to authorize midwives to practice in his state. He voted to reduce the time for appeals from inmates on death row. He voted to prohibit alteration or removal of historic monuments. He voted to prohibit judicial override of sentencing guidelines.
- Tim Wadsworth's Biography. Retrieved on October 20, 2017.
- Tim Wadsworth. Ballotpedia.org. Retrieved on October 20, 2017.
- Tim Wadsworth's Voting Records. Project Vote Smart. Retrieved on October 20, 2017.
- Mike Cason (December 19, 2016). Alabama's nine electors make it official for Donald Trump. Al.com. Retrieved on October 21, 2017.