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Elected and Appointed Officials In Alabama

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Alabama Current Partisan Composition

State Representatives(105)
State Senators(35)
US Representatives(7)
US Senators(2)
Lt. Governor
Att. General
Sec. Of State
State Elected Officials
Governor Kay Ivey
Kay Ivey
Luther Strange,
Hon. John Merrill
Alabama U.S. Senators
US Senators(2)
Party affiliation:Republican
Senator Richard C.,Shelby

Richard C.,Shelby
Year of Birth: 1934

A Senator and a Representative from Alabama; born in Birmingham,Ala., May 6, 1934; attended the public schools; graduated, University ofAlabama 1957; graduated, University of Alabama School of Law 1963; admitted tothe Alabama bar in 1961 and commenced practice in Tuscaloosa; city prosecutor,Tuscaloosa 1963-1971; United States Commissioner, Northern District of Alabama1966-1970; member, Alabama State senate 1970-1978; elected as a Democrat to theNinety-sixth Congress in 1978; reelected to the three succeeding Congresses andserved from January 3, 1979, to January 3, 1987; was not a candidate forreelection to the House of Representatives in 1986, but was elected to theUnited States Senate; reelected in 1992, 1998, 2004, 2010, and again in 2016for the term ending January 3, 2023; changed from the Democratic to theRepublican Party in 1994; chair, Select Committee on Intelligence (One HundredFifth and One Hundred Sixth Congresses, One Hundred Seventh Congress [January20, 2001-June 6, 2001]), Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (OneHundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congresses, One Hundred FourteenthCongress).

Phone: Washington, D.C.:(202) 224-5744

Party affiliation:Republican
Senator Jeff,Sessions

Year of Birth: 1946

A Senator from Alabama; born in Hybart, Ala., December 24, 1946;attended the public schools; graduated from Huntingdon College, Montgomery1969; graduated from University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa 1973;admitted to the Alabama bar in 1973, and engaged in the practice of law inRussellville 1973-1975; served in the U.S. Army reserves, attaining the rank ofcaptain 1973-1977; practiced law in Mobile 1977-1981; United States Attorneyfor the Southern District of Alabama 1981-1993; Alabama Attorney General1994-1996; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1996;reelected in 2002, 2008, and again in 2014 for the term ending January 3, 2021.

Phone: Washington, D.C.: (202) 224-4124

Alabama U.S. House Representatives
Congressional Districts : 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 ,
US House(7)
Congressional District : 1Republican
Representative Representative Byrne, Bradley

Representative Byrne, Bradley
Year of Birth: 1955

A Representative from Alabama; born in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala.,February 16, 1955; graduated from University Military School, Mobile, Ala.,1973; B.A., Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1977; J.D., University of AlabamaSchool of Law, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1980; lawyer, private practice; member of theAlabama state board of education, 1994-2002; member of the Alabama statesenate, 2002-2007; chancellor of the Alabama department of postsecondaryeducation, 2007-2009; unsuccessful candidate for nomination for governor ofAlabama in 2010; elected as a Republican, by special election, to the OneHundred Thirteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation ofUnited States Representative Josiah Robins (Jo) Bonner, Jr., and to thesucceeding Congress (December 17, 2013-Present).


Congressional District : 2Republican
Representative Representative Roby, Martha

Representative Roby, Martha
Year of Birth: 1976

A Representative from Alabama; born in Montgomery, MontgomeryCounty, Ala., July 27, 1976; B.M., New York University, New York, N. Y., 1998;J.D., Samford University, Birmingham, Ala., 2001; lawyer, private practice;member of the Montgomery, Ala., city council, 2003-2010; elected as aRepublican to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses(January 3, 2011-present).


Congressional District : 3Republican
Representative Representative Rogers, Mike D.

Representative Rogers, Mike D.
Year of Birth: 1958

A Representative from Alabama; born in Hammond, Lake County, Ind.,July 16, 1958; graduated from Saks High School, Anniston, Ala., 1976; B.A.,Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Ala., 1981; M.P.A., JacksonvilleState University, Jacksonville, Ala., 1984; J.D., Birmingham School of Law,Birmingham, Ala., 1991; member of the Calhoun County, Ala., commission,1987-1990; member of the Alabama state house of representatives, 1994-2002; andminority leader, 1998-2000; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Eighthand to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2003-present).


Congressional District : 4Republican
Representative Representative Aderholt, Robert B.

Representative Aderholt, Robert B.
Year of Birth: 1965

A Representative from Alabama; born in Haleyville, Winston County,Ala., July 22, 1965; B.A., Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, Ala., 1987;J.D., Samford University, Birmingham, Ala., 1990; lawyer, private practice;Haleyville, Ala., municipal judge, 1992-1995; staff, Alabama Governor FobJames, 1995-1996; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to thenine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present).


Congressional District : 5Republican
Representative Representative Brooks, Mo

Representative Brooks, Mo
Year of Birth: 1954

A Representative from Alabama; born in Charleston, CharlestonCounty, S.C., April 29, 1954; graduated from Grissom High School, Huntsville,Ala., 1972; B.A., Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1975; J.D., University ofAlabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1978; lawyer, private practice;Tuscaloosa County, Ala. prosecutor, 1978-1980; clerk, Circuit Court Judge JohnSnodgrass, 1980-1982; member of the Alabama house of representatives,1982-1992; Madison County, Ala. district attorney, 1991-1993; special assistantattorney general, state of Alabama, 1995-2002; commissioner, Madison County,Ala., board of commissions, 1996-2010; elected as a Republican to the OneHundred Twelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3,2011-present).


Congressional District : 6Republican
Representative Representative Palmer, Gary J.

Representative Palmer, Gary J.
Year of Birth: 1954

A Representative from Alabama; born in Haleyville, Winston County,Ala., May 14, 1954; graduated from Hackleburg High School, Hackleburg, Ala.,1972; attended Northwest Alabama Junior College, Phil Campbell, Ala.,1972-1974; B.S., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1977; engineer;professional advocate; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred FourteenthCongress (January 3, 2015-present).


Congressional District : 7Democratic
Representative Representative Sewell, Terri A.

Representative Sewell, Terri A.
Year of Birth: 1965

A Representative from Alabama; born in Huntsville, Madison County,Alabama, on January 1, 1965; graduated from Selma High School, Selma, Ala.,1982; A.B., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., 1986; M.A., OxfordUniversity, Oxford, U.K., 1988; J.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.,1992; lawyer, private practice; elected as a Democrat to the One HundredTwelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3,2011-present).


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