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Griffith lost his primary in 2010.

Rep. Parker Griffith (R-Ala.)

  • District: 5th District, North -- Huntsville
  • Residence: Huntsville
  • Born: August 6, 1942; Shreveport, La.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Virginia Griffith; five children
  • Education: Loyola U. (La.), attended 1962-64 (dentistry); Louisiana State U., B.S. 1966 (zoology & chemistry); Louisiana State U., M.D. 1970
  • Military Service: Army Reserve 1970-73
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for mayor of Huntsville, 2004; Ala. Senate, 2006-08 (served as a Democrat); U.S. House, 2009-11
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (1st term); Elected as a Democrat and defeated Wayne Parker, R, to succeed Robert E. "Bud" Cramer, D, who retired
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Communications, Technology & the Internet; Energy & Environment; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 5th District, North -- Huntsville

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Mo Brooks (R) 131,109 57.9%
Steve Raby (D) 95,192 42.1%
2008 general Parker Griffith (D) 156,642 51.3%
Wayne Parker (R) 147,314 48.2%
2006 general Robert Cramer (D) 143,015 98.2%
2004 general Robert Cramer (D) 200,999 73%
Gerald Wallace (R) 74,145 26.9%
2002 general Robert Cramer (D) 143,029 73.3%
Stephen Engel (R) 48,226 24.7%
Alan Barksdale (LIBERT) 3,772 1.9%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 38% John McCain: 61%
2004 John Kerry: 39% George W. Bush: 60%
2000 Al Gore: 44% George W. Bush: 54%

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