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Welcome to Alabama on Ballotpedia!


The foundational document for Alabama's government is the Alabama Constitution, which was ratified in 1901. At more than 800 amendments and 310,000+ words, it is the world's longest constitution and is roughly forty times the length of the U.S. Constitution. Though there has been significant movement to rewrite and modernize Alabama's constitution, any policy changes proposed around the state must be approved by the entire Alabama legislature and, frequently, by state referendum. Also known as the “Heart of Dixie,” Alabama’s capital is Montgomery but its largest city by population is Birmingham. Currently, Alabama has two Republican members of the U.S. Senate, a total of six members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 35 members of the Alabama State Senate and 105 members of the Alabama House of Representatives. As of September 2013, Alabama is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.

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2013 elections in Alabama

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Voting in Alabama

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External resources for the State of Alabama

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National politics in Alabama


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Alabama



Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Jeff Sessions
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Alabama 1997January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014LinkHowell Heflin (D)
Richard Shelby
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Alabama 1987January 3, 2017November 8, 2016LinkJeremiah Denton (R)


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Bradley Byrne
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2014January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJo Bonner (R)
Martha Roby
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkBobby Bright (D)
Mike Rogers
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkBob R. Riley (R)
Mo Brooks
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkParker Griffith (R)
Robert Aderholt
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 1997January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkTom Bevill (D)
Spencer Bachus
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 1993January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkBen Erdreich (D)
Terri Sewell
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Democratic PartyDistrict 7 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkArtur Davis (D)


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Alabama
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The Yellowhammer State
Capital:   Montgomery
Motto:   We dare defend our rights
Population:   4.8 million
Area of state:   52,419 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1819
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