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Alabama Senate Race

Incumbent -- Richard C. Shelby (R) ; Running for re-election

Safe Republican
Race Ratings Key
 

Updated Oct. 14, 2010

Shelby has a $17 million war chest, has no real Democratic opposition to speak of and is running in one of the most GOP-friendly political environments in recent memory.

He will cruise to a fifth term.

 

State Information

U.S. Senate Delegation: 2 Republicans
U.S. House Delegation:

Alabama's Other Senator

Sen. Jeff Sessions-R
First Elected: 1996 (3rd term)
Last Elected: 2008 (63.36%)

State Offices

Governor: Robert Bentley, R
First Elected: 2010 (1st term)
State House Control: Democratic
State Senate Control: Democratic

State Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Richard Shelby (R) 968,181 65.2%
William Barnes (D) 515,619 34.7%
2004 general Richard Shelby (R) 1,242,200 67.6%
Wayne Sowell (D) 595,018 32.4%
1998 general Richard C. Shelby (R) 817,973 63.2%
Clayton Suddith (D) 474,568 36.7%
1992 general Richard C. Shelby (D) 1,022,698 64.8%
Richard Sellers (R) 522,015 33.1%
Jerome Shockley (LIBERT) 31,811 2%
1986 general Richard C. Shelby (D) 609,360 50%
Jeremiah Denton (R) 602,537 50%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 + : :
2008 Barack Obama: 38.74% John McCain: 60.32%
2004 John Kerry: 37% George W. Bush: 62%
2000 Al Gore: 42% George W. Bush: 56%
+ Nearly complete, unofficial returns

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