Alan Grayson

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Alan Grayson
Alan Grayson Updated Headshot.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 9th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded byGus Bilirakis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 8th district
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011
Preceded byRic Keller
Succeeded byDaniel Webster
Personal details
Born
Alan Mark Grayson

(1958-03-13) March 13, 1958 (age 61)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Lolita Grayson (married ~1990 annulled 2015)
Children5
Alma materHarvard University
WebsiteHouse website
Campaign website

Alan Mark Grayson (born March 13, 1958) is an American politician. He is the United States Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

He last served as Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district from 2009 to 2011. He was defeated for re-election in 2010 by Republican Daniel Webster. He was then elected in 2012 for another term in the House of Representatives, defeating Republican Todd Long.

In 2014 he defeated Republican challenger Carol Platt to win re-election.[1]

On July 9, 2015, Grayson announced his intentions to run in the United States Senate election in Florida, 2016 to replace Marco Rubio. In 2016, Grayson said he supported Bernie Sanders to be the Democratic nominee for President of the United States.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rufty, Bill (November 4, 2014)."U.S. Congress District 9: U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson Re-Elected", theledger.com. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
  2. Gray, Alan. "I FEEL THE BERN". Retrieved 29 February 2016.