July 25, 2014

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Alabama
  • Residence: Mobile
  • Born: December 24, 1946; Hybart, Ala.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Mary Sessions; three children
  • Education: Huntingdon College, B.A. 1969 (history); U. of Alabama, J.D. 1973
  • Military Service: Army Reserve 1973-86
  • Political Highlights: Assistant U.S. attorney, 1975-77; U.S. attorney, 1981-93; Ala. attorney general, 1995-97; U.S. Senate, 1997-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Seapower; Strategic Forces - Ranking Member); Budget - Ranking Member; Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety - Ranking Member; Green Jobs & the New Economy; Transportation & Infrastructure; Water & Wildlife); Judiciary (Bankruptcy & Courts - Ranking Member; Crime & Terrorism; Immigration, Refugees & Border Security)
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State Information: Alabama

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2008 general Jeff Sessions (R) 1,305,383 63.4%
Vivian Figures (D) 752,391 36.5%
2002 general Jeff Sessions (R) 792,561 58.6%
Susan Parker (D) 538,878 39.8%
Jeff Allen (LIBERT) 20,234 1.5%
1996 general Jeff Sessions (R) 786,436 52.4%
Roger Bedford (D) 681,651 45.5%
Mark Thornton (LIBERT) 21,550 1.4%
Charles Hebner (NL) 9,123 0.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 38.74% John McCain: 60.32%
2012 : 38.36% : 60.54%
2004 John Kerry: 37% George W. Bush: 62%
2000 Al Gore: 42% George W. Bush: 56%
1996 Bill Clinton: 43% Robert Dole: 50%
1992 Bill Clinton: 41% George H. W. Bush: 48%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 40% George H. W. Bush: 59%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 38% :