Alabama's 1st congressional district

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Coordinates: 30°59′13.3″N 87°56′14.34″W / 30.987028°N 87.9373167°W / 30.987028; -87.9373167

Alabama's 1st congressional district
Current Representative Bradley Byrne (R)
Area 7,182 mi²
Population (2000) 635,300
Median income $34,739
Ethnicity 67.8% White, 28% Black, 1% Asian, 1.3% Hispanic, 1% Native American, 1% other
Occupation 29.7% blue collar, 54.5% white collar, 15.6% gray collar
Cook PVI R+15[1]

Alabama's 1st congressional district is a U.S. congressional district in Alabama, which elects a representative to the United States House of Representatives. It includes the counties of Washington, Mobile, Baldwin, Escambia and Monroe counties. It also includes part of Clarke County.

It is currently represented by Republican Bradley Byrne, a former Alabama State Senator who was elected to finish Jo Bonner's term, as he vacated the seat on August 2, 2013 to become vice chancellor for the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa.

The district from 2003 to 2013

Voting[edit]

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2000 President Bush 60 - 38%
2004 President Bush 64 - 35%
2008 President McCain 61 - 39%
2012 President Romney 62 - 37%

List of representatives[edit]

A visual representation of party control of the district, 1823-2005.
Cong
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Representative Party Years Notes
March 4, 1823 District created
18th Gabrielmoore.jpg Gabriel Moore Jacksonian
Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Redistricted from the At-large district
19th
20th
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 4, 1829
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21st
23rd
Clement Comer Clay.jpg Clement C. Clay Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1835
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24th Governor Reuben Chapman.jpg Reuben Chapman Jacksonian March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
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25th
26th
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
Redistricted to the At-large district
27th March 3, 1841 –
March 4, 1843
District inactive, all representatives elected At-large on a general ticket
28th James Dellet.jpg James Dellet Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
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29th No image.svg Edmund S. Dargan Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
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30th JohnGayle.jpg John Gayle Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
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31st No image.svg William J. Alston Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
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32nd No image.svg John Bragg Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
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33rd Philip Phillips.jpg Philip Phillips Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
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34th No image.svg Percy Walker American March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
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35th
36th
No image.svg James Adams Stallworth Democratic March 4, 1857 –
January 12, 1861
Withdrew
37th
39th
January 12, 1861 –
July 22, 1868
Civil War and Reconstruction
40th Francis William Kellogg - Brady-Handy.jpg Francis William Kellogg Republican July 22, 1868 –
March 3, 1869
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41st AEBuck.jpg Alfred Buck Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1871
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42nd Benjamin S. Turner - Brady-Handy.jpg Benjamin Sterling Turner Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
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43rd No image.svg Frederick Bromberg Liberal Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
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44th Jeremiah Haralson - Brady-Handy.jpg Jeremiah Haralson Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
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45th No image.svg James T. Jones Democratic March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
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46th
48th
No image.svg Thomas H. Herndon Democratic March 4, 1879 –
March 28, 1883
Died
48th
50th
No image.svg James T. Jones Democratic December 3, 1883 –
March 3, 1889
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51st
54th
Richard Henry Clarke.jpeg Richard Henry Clarke Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1897
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55th
63rd
George W. Taylor 1902.jpg George W. Taylor Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1915
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64th
65th
No image.svg Oscar Lee Gray Democratic March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1919
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67th
73rd
John McDuffie2.jpg John McDuffie Democratic March 4, 1919 –
March 2, 1935
Resigned to become U.S. District Judge
74th
87th
Frank W. Boykin.jpg Frank W. Boykin Democratic July 30, 1935 –
January 3, 1963
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88th January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1965
District inactive, all representatives elected at-large
89th
98th
Jack Edwards (Congressman).jpg Jack Edwards Republican January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1985
Retired, endorsed Sonny Callahan as successor
99th
107th
Sonnycallahan.jpg Sonny Callahan Republican January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 2003
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108th
113th
Rep. Jo Bonner.jpg Jo Bonner Republican January 3, 2003 –
August 2, 2013
Retiring to become vice-chancellor in University of Alabama System[2]
113th Rep Bradley Byrne.jpg Bradley Byrne Republican January 7, 2014 –
Elected to finish Bonner's term.

Recent Candidates[edit]

Republican candidates[edit]

Democratic candidates[edit]

Libertarian candidates[edit]

  • Dick Coffee - third place candidate in 2002

Recent election results in congressional races[edit]

2002[edit]

Alabama's 1st Congressional District House Election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jo Bonner 108,102 60.54%
Democratic Judy Belk 67,507 37.81%
Libertarian Richard "Dick" Coffee 2,957 1.66%

2004[edit]

Alabama's 1st Congressional District House Election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jo Bonner 161,067 63.16% +2.62%
Democratic Judy Belk 93,938 36.84% -0.97%

2006[edit]

Alabama's 1st Congressional District House Election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jo Bonner 112,944 68.16% +5.00%
Democratic Vivian Beckerle 52,770 31.84% -5.00%

2008[edit]

Alabama's 1st Congressional District House Election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jo Bonner 210,660 98.30% +30.14%

2010[edit]

Alabama's 1st Congressional District House Election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jo Bonner 129,063 82.58% -15.72%
Constitution David M. Walter 26,357 16.87% +16.87%

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