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Alabama's 5th Congressional District

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The 5th Congressional District of Alabama is a congressional district in northern Alabama.

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).



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"

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



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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