Vote Tex Copeland for Mobile, AL City Council District 5


Tex Copeland is dedicated to improving the Mobile Community by focusing on building on existing resources and creating more avenues to link underserved communities to those resources. From a higher minimum wage, better road infrastructure, to more affordable housing options, Tex Copeland wants to improve the quality of life for everybody in the District 5 community. With a background in social work, Tex Copeland is a skilled listener and wants to hear your thoughts on how to make Mobile a better place to live.

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  • Family: Married to Micah McFadden, proud pet parent


  • Masters in Social Work, Portland State University
  • Bachelor of Social Work, University of North Texas

Service & Professional

  • Programs Case Manager, AIDS Alabama South
  • Member, Re-Entry Council Mobile
  • Foster Care Placement Coordinator, Metrocare Services
  • Volunteer, Partnership for Satefy and Justice
  • Volunteer, Northwest Family Services: Youth Solutions Program
  • Volunteer, Tarrant County Juvenile Services


Park Improvements

Parks and greenspaces offer a variety of social, economic, and environmental benefits. A focus on the improvement of the beauty we have in the Gulf Coast means an improvement in the quality of life for everybody in the community.

Mental Health Resources for Underserved Communities

Everybody in our community needs access to mental health resources. By linking underserved communities to existing resources we can shrink the gap, providing more resources to more members of the community.

Affordable Housing

In order to ensure affordable housing options as our city grows, new developments need to offer affordable housing options with rent-capped units for lower-income tenants. Safe and secure housing should be available to everyone.

Livable Minimum Wage

All Mobilians need access to a wage that is livable in the city. A living wage for a single adult with no children in Mobile County is $14.37 1. Our current minimum wage of $7.25 isn't making ends meet for Mobilians.

Road and Drainage Infrastructure

District 5, like much of Mobile, is prone to flood damage. Investing in road and drainage infrastructure is an investment in saving lives in our community.


Protecting and celebrating our diverse ecosytem is key to our success as a city. A city-wide program that offers curbside recycling to all households is a first step in developing more sustainable options in Mobile.