Alabama's 5th congressional district

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Alabama's 5th congressional district
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Alabama's 5th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Mo Brooks
RHuntsville
Area4,689 sq mi (12,140 km2)
Distribution
  • 65.53% urban
  • 34.47% rural
Population (2019)735,858[1]
Median income$59,950[1]
Ethnicity
Occupation
Cook PVIR+18[2]

Alabama's 5th congressional district is a U.S. congressional district in the state of Alabama. The people who live in the district elects a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. The district has the counties of Lauderdale, Limestone, Madison, Morgan and most of Jackson. The congressional district has been represented by Republican Mo Brooks since 2010. Brooks was elected in 2010 when he defeated Parker Griffith who was a Democrat but changed to Republican.

Election history[change | change source]

2006 Alabama's 5th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert E. Cramer (incumbent) 143,015 98.25%
Write-in 2,540 1.75%
Total votes 145,555 100%
Democratic hold
2008 Alabama's 5th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Parker Griffith 158,324 51.52%
Republican Wayne Parker 147,314 47.94%
Write-in 1,644 0.54%
Total votes 307,282 100%
Democratic hold
2010 Alabama's 5th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mo Brooks 131,109 57.94%
Democratic Steve Raby 95,192 42.06%
Total votes 226,301 100%
Republican hold
2012 Alabama's 5th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mo Brooks (incumbent) 188,924 65.04%
Democratic Charlie L. Holley 101,536 34.96%
Total votes 290,460 100%
Republican hold
2014 Alabama's 5th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mo Brooks (incumbent) 115,338 74.42%
Independent Mark Bray 39,305 25.36%
Write-in 631 0.41%
Total votes 154,974 100%
Republican hold
2016 Alabama's 5th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mo Brooks (incumbent) 205,647 66.70%
Democratic Will Boyd 102,234 33.16%
Write-in 445 0.14%
Total votes 308,326 100%
Republican hold
2018 Alabama's 5th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mo Brooks (incumbent) 159,063 61.02%
Democratic Peter Joffrion 101,388 38.43%
Write-in 222 0.09%
Total votes 260,673 100%
Republican hold
2020 Alabama's 5th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mo Brooks (incumbent) 253,094 95.8
Write-in 11,066 4.2
Total votes 264,160 100.0
Republican hold

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=01&cd=05
  2. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. http://proximityone.com/cd113_2010_ur.htm