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Alabama Elected Officials

Local Elected Officials
Governor Robert  Bentley
Kay Ivey
Luther Strange,
Hon. John Merrill
Alabama U.S. Senators
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: (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: (202) 224-4124

Alabama U.S. House Representatives
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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