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Alabama's 5th congressional district
Current incumbentMo Brooks Republican Party
Population691,438
Gender51% Female, 49% Male
Race77% White, 17.5% Black, 1.4% Asian
Ethnicity4.9% Hispanic
Unemployment9.6%
Median household income$46,886
High school graduation rate85.8%
College graduation rate27.5%
The 5th District is located in the northern portion of the state and stretches horizontally across the state. Lauderdale, Limestone, Morgan, Madison and Jackson counties are included.[1]

Alabama's 5th congressional district previously included the counties of Colbert, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison and Jackson. It also included part of Morgan County.[2]

The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Mo Brooks (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama's 5th congressional district elections, 2014

The 5th congressional district of Alabama will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Alabama's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

The 5th congressional district of Alabama held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Mo Brooks won re-election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Charlie L. Holley 34.9% 101,772
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMo Brooks Incumbent 64.9% 189,185
     N/A Write-In 0.1% 336
Total Votes 291,293
Source: Alabama Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Mo Brooks won election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Raby (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMo Brooks 57.9% 131,109
     Democratic Steve Raby 42.1% 95,192
Total Votes 226,301

2008
On November 4, 2008, Parker Griffith won election to the United States House. He defeated Wayne Parker (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngParker Griffith 51.5% 158,324
     Democratic Wayne Parker 47.9% 147,314
     N/A Write-in 0.5% 1,644
Total Votes 307,282

2006
On November 7, 2006, Robert Cramer won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cramer incumbent 98.3% 143,015
     N/A Write-in 1.7% 2,540
Total Votes 145,555

2004
On November 2, 2004, Robert Cramer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gerry Wallace (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cramer incumbent 73% 200,999
     Republican Gerry Wallace 26.9% 74,145
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 315
Total Votes 275,459

2002
On November 5, 2002, Robert Cramer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stephen Engel (R) and Alan Barksdale (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cramer incumbent 73.3% 143,029
     Republican Stephen Engel 24.7% 48,226
     Libertarian Alan Barksdale 1.9% 3,772
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 144
Total Votes 195,171

2000
On November 7, 2000, Robert Cramer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Alan Barksdale (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cramer incumbent 88.8% 186,059
     Libertarian Alan Barksdale 10.6% 22,110
     N/A Write-in 0.6% 1,345
Total Votes 209,514

1998
On November 3, 1998, Robert Cramer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gil Aust (R) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cramer incumbent 69.7% 134,819
     Republican Gil Aust 30.3% 58,536
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 135
Total Votes 193,490

1996
On November 5, 1996, Robert Cramer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Wayne Parker (R), Shirley Madison (Natural Law) and Craig Goodrich (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cramer incumbent 55.7% 114,442
     Republican Wayne Parker 42.2% 86,727
     Natural Law Shirley Madison 1.2% 2,484
     Libertarian Craig Goodrich 0.9% 1,856
     N/A Write-in 0% 38
Total Votes 205,547

1994
On November 8, 1994, Robert Cramer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Wayne Parker (R) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cramer incumbent 50.5% 88,693
     Republican Wayne Parker 49.5% 86,923
     N/A Write-in 0% 77
Total Votes 175,693

1992
On November 3, 1992, Robert Cramer won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Terry Smith (R) and C. Michael Seibert (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cramer incumbent 65.6% 160,060
     Republican Terry Smith 31.9% 77,951
     Libertarian C. Michael Seibert 2.5% 6,006
     N/A Write-in 0% 116
Total Votes 244,133

1990
On November 6, 1990, Robert Cramer won election to the United States House. He defeated Albert McDonald (R) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Alabama District 5 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Cramer 67.1% 113,047
     Republican Albert McDonald 32.9% 55,326
     N/A Write-in 0% 10
Total Votes 168,383

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th 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.

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