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The 1st Congressional District of Alabama will hold a [[Alabama's 1st Congressional District special election, 2013|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, 2013. [[Bradley Byrne]] defeated [[Dean Young]] in the [[Republican]] runoff primary. [[Bradley Byrne]] will face [[Burton LeFlore]] (D) in the general election. The general election took place on December 17, 2013.<ref>[http://governor.alabama.gov/news/news_detail.aspx?ID=8037 Governor of Alabama: "Governor Bentley Announces Court-Approved Timeline for Special Election in 1st Congressional District," accessed July 30, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20130924/APN/1309240612 ''The Gadsden Times'', "Turnout light in Ala.'s 1st Congressional District," September 24, 2013]</ref>  
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The 1st Congressional District of Alabama held a [[Alabama's 1st Congressional District special election, 2013|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, 2013. [[Bradley Byrne]] defeated [[Dean Young]] in the [[Republican]] runoff primary. [[Bradley Byrne]] then defeated [[Burton LeFlore]] (D) in the general election. The general election took place on December 17, 2013.<ref>[http://governor.alabama.gov/news/news_detail.aspx?ID=8037 Governor of Alabama: "Governor Bentley Announces Court-Approved Timeline for Special Election in 1st Congressional District," accessed July 30, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20130924/APN/1309240612 ''The Gadsden Times'', "Turnout light in Ala.'s 1st Congressional District," September 24, 2013]</ref>  
  
 
The special election was held to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of [[U.S. House|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.<ref>[http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/05/breaking_rep_jo_bonner_resigni.html ''blog.al.com,'' "BREAKING: Rep. Jo Bonner resigning from Congress," May 23, 2013]</ref>
 
The special election was held to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of [[U.S. House|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.<ref>[http://blog.al.com/wire/2013/05/breaking_rep_jo_bonner_resigni.html ''blog.al.com,'' "BREAKING: Rep. Jo Bonner resigning from Congress," May 23, 2013]</ref>

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2012

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Alabama's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Bradley Byrne Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


Alabama U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st Congressional District of Alabama will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
April 4, 2014
June 3, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Alabama has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Alabama elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Bradley Byrne. Byrne was first elected in a special election to replace Jo Bonner on December 17, 2013.

The 1st District is located in southwestern Alabama and includes Mobile, Baldwin, Escambia, Monroe and Washington counties and part of Clarke county.[3]

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.General election candidates

Republican Party Bradley Byrne
Democratic Party Burton LeFlore


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history

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, 2013. Bradley Byrne defeated Dean Young in the Republican runoff primary. Bradley Byrne then defeated Burton LeFlore (D) in the general election. The general election took place on December 17, 2013.[4][5]

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.[6]

2012

On November 6, 2012, Jo Bonner (R) won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.

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
     Write-In N/A 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 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

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