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Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.)

  • District: 1st District, Southwest -- Mobile
  • Residence: Fairhope
  • Born: February 16, 1955; Mobile, Ala.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Rebecca Byrne; four children
  • Education: Duke U., B.A. 1977 (public policy studies & history); U. of Alabama, J.D. 1980
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Ala. State Board of Education, 1995-2002 (served as a Democrat, 1995-97); Ala. Senate, 2003-07; Ala. Department of Postsecondary Education Chancellor, 2007-09; sought Republican nominaton for governor, 2010; U.S. House, 2014-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2013 (1st term); Defeated Burton R. LeFlore, D, in a special election to succeed Rep. Jo Bonner, who resigned.
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Seapower & Projection Forces; Tactical Air & Land Forces); Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions); Natural Resources (Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans & Insular Affairs; Water & Power)

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State Information: 1st District, Southwest -- Mobile

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2013 special Bradley Byrne (R) 36,071 70.2%
Burton LeFlore (D) 14,985 29.2%
write-ins (WRI) 350 0.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 37% Mitt Romney: 62%
2008 Barack Obama: 38% John McCain: 61%




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