Alabama's 1st Congressional District

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Alabama's 1st Congressional District
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Current incumbentBradley Byrne Republican Party
Population689,110
Gender51.9% Female, 48.1% Male
Race67.67% White, 28.07% Black, 1.34% Asian, 1.0% Native Am.
Ethnicity2.83% Hispanic
Unemployment11.3%
Median household income$43,258
High school graduation rate85%
College graduation rate21.5%
The 1st District is located in southwestern Alabama and includes Mobile, Baldwin, Escambia, Monroe and Washington counties and part of Clarke county.[1]

The current representative of the 1st Congressional District is Bradley Byrne (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

The 1st Congressional District of Alabama held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Bradley Byrne (R) defeated Burton LeFlore (D) in the general election.

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBradley Byrne Incumbent 68.2% 103,758
     Democratic Burton LeFlore 31.7% 48,278
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 198
Total Votes 152,234
Source: Alabama Secretary of State

2013

See also: Alabama's 1st Congressional District special election, 2013

The 1st Congressional District of Alabama held a special election for the U.S. House in 2013. The primary was held on September 24, 2013, followed by a runoff primary election on November 5. Bradley Byrne and Dean Young faced off in the Republican runoff primary. Bradley Byrne defeated Burton LeFlore (D) in the general election on December 17, 2013.[2][3][4]

The special election was held to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Rep. Jo Bonner (R) on August 15, 2013. Bonner resigned to take a job as vice chancellor of government and economic development at the University of Alabama.[5]

2012

See also: Alabama's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

The 1st Congressional District of Alabama held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jo Bonner won re-election in the district.[6]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJo Bonner Incumbent 97.9% 196,374
     N/A Write-In 2.1% 4,302
Total Votes 200,676
Source: Alabama Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jo Bonner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Walter (Constitution) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJo Bonner incumbent 83% 129,063
     Constitution David Walter 17% 26,357
Total Votes 155,420

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jo Bonner won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJo Bonner incumbent 98.3% 210,660
     Write-in N/A 1.7% 3,707
Total Votes 214,367

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jo Bonner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Vivian Sheffield Beckerle (D) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJo Bonner incumbent 68.2% 112,944
     Democratic Vivian Sheffield Beckerle 31.8% 52,770
Total Votes 165,714

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jo Bonner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Judy Belk (D) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJo Bonner incumbent 63.2% 161,067
     Democratic Judy Belk 36.8% 93,938
Total Votes 255,005

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jo Bonner won election to the United States House. He defeated Judy McCain (D) and Dick Coffee (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJo Bonner 60.5% 108,102
     Democratic Judy McCain 37.8% 67,507
     Libertarian Dick Coffee 1.7% 2,957
Total Votes 178,566

2000
On November 7, 2000, Sonny Callahan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dick Coffee (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSonny Callahan incumbent 91.3% 151,188
     Libertarian Dick Coffee 8.5% 14,031
     N/A Write-in 0.3% 450
Total Votes 165,669

1998
On November 3, 1998, Sonny Callahan won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSonny Callahan incumbent 99.4% 112,872
     N/A Write-in 0.6% 692
Total Votes 113,564

1996
On November 5, 1996, Sonny Callahan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Don Womack (D) and Bob Burns (L) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSonny Callahan incumbent 64.4% 132,206
     Democratic Don Womack 33.8% 69,470
     Libertarian Bob Burns 1.6% 3,311
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 430
Total Votes 205,417

1994
On November 8, 1994, Sonny Callahan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Don Womack (D) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSonny Callahan incumbent 67.3% 103,431
     Democratic Don Womack 32.7% 50,227
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 109
Total Votes 153,767

1992
On November 3, 1992, Sonny Callahan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William Brewer (D) and John Garrett (L) in the general election.[16]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSonny Callahan incumbent 60.2% 128,874
     Democratic William Brewer 36.8% 78,742
     Libertarian John Garrett 3.1% 6,548
     N/A Write-in 0% 40
Total Votes 214,204

1990
On November 6, 1990, Sonny Callahan won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[17]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSonny Callahan incumbent 99.6% 82,185
     N/A Write-in 0.4% 345
Total Votes 82,530

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st Congressional District of Alabama after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Alabama

In 2011, the Alabama State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

See also

External links

References

  1. Alabama Redistricting, "Map," accessed July 7, 2012
  2. Associated Press, "December 17, 2013, Results," accessed December 17, 2013
  3. Governor of Alabama, "Governor Bentley Announces Court-Approved Timeline for Special Election in 1st Congressional District," accessed July 30, 2013
  4. The Gadsden Times, "Turnout light in Ala.'s 1st Congressional District," September 24, 2013 (dead link)
  5. blog.al.com, "BREAKING: Rep. Jo Bonner resigning from Congress," May 23, 2013
  6. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Alabama," November 6, 2012
  7. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  15. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  16. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  17. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1990," accessed March 28, 2013