BCA Endorses Legislative Candidate in Upcoming Special Election

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) announced today that the board of directors of ProgressPAC, BCA’s pro-jobs political affiliate, will endorse Travis Hendrix in the upcoming special election for Alabama House of Representatives District 55.

“ProgressPAC is proud to endorse pro-growth, solution-oriented leaders that will continue to move Alabama forward,” said ProgressPAC Chairman Mark Drew. “We are dedicated to creating a business climate that helps foster strong communities and continues to grow jobs in every corner of Alabama. ProgressPAC is proud to support candidates who are committed to protecting and supporting employers that create and sustain quality jobs for all Alabamians.”

Hendrix’s platform emphasizes fostering a healthier economic ecosystem throughout the district, pledging to focus on supporting local businesses with an emphasis on minority and women-owned companies.

As a committed native of the Ensley community in Birmingham, Hendrix is a sergeant with the Birmingham Police Department and has served as a school resource officer in the Birmingham area.

The Alabama House District 55 special primary election is scheduled for Tuesday, September 26, and the special primary runoff, if necessary, will be Tuesday, October 24. 

The special general election will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2024.


The Business Council of Alabama is Alabama’s foremost voice for business. The BCA is a non-partisan, statewide business association representing the interests and concerns of nearly 1 million working Alabamians through its member companies and its partnership with the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama. The BCA is Alabama’s exclusive affiliate to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers.

ProgressPAC is the political affiliate of the Business Council of Alabama. ProgressPAC remains committed to fighting for Alabama’s future by endorsing pro-jobs candidates who will help lead Alabama in the right direction.