Katie Britt

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Katie Britt
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United States Senator
from Alabama
Assumed office
January 3, 2023
Serving with Tommy Tuberville
Preceded byRichard Shelby
Personal details
Katie Elizabeth Boyd

(1982-02-02) February 2, 1982 (age 41)
Enterprise, Alabama, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Wesley Britt
EducationUniversity of Alabama (BS, JD)
WebsiteCampaign website

Katie Britt (née Boyd; born February 2, 1982)[1] is an American Republican politician, attorney and businesswoman. She is the junior United States Senator from Alabama since 2023. She was president and CEO of the Business Council of Alabama from 2018 to 2021. She also was the chief of staff for U.S. Senator Richard Shelby from 2016 to 2018.

U.S. Senate[change | change source]

Campaign[change | change source]

In June 2021, Britt announced her candidacy in the Republican primary for the 2022 Senate election.[2][3] Britt has supported Donald Trump's claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential election.[4] Britt won the Republican nomination in June 2022, beating U.S. Representative Mo Brooks in the run-off. She won the general election in November 2022.

Tenure[change | change source]

Britt was sworn-in as Alabama's junior United States Senator on January 3, 2023. Before taking office, she was picked to be a member of the Republican Party Advisory Council of the Republican National Committee.[5]

Personal life[change | change source]

Britt is married to Wesley Britt, a former NFL player. They live in Montgomery, Alabama and have two children.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Quin Hillyer (June 30, 2021). "Katie Britt is a bright new face in Alabama Senate race". Washington Examiner. Retrieved May 10, 2022.
  2. Walker, Charlie (June 8, 2021). "Katie Britt announces U.S. Senate candidacy". Alabama Political Reporter. Retrieved March 18, 2022.
  3. "Katie Britt officially announces she's running for Alabama Senate seat". AL.com. June 8, 2021. Retrieved March 18, 2022.
  4. "Katie Britt sees 'fraud' in Trump's election loss, vows to work for Alabama if elected to Senate". AL.com. March 23, 2022. Retrieved March 24, 2022.
  5. Monger, Craig (November 29, 2022). "Katie Britt tapped to serve on new Republican Advisory Council". Retrieved December 8, 2022.
  6. "Britt Puts Another Crack in the Glass Ceiling as Chief of Staff – Community Affairs | The University of Alabama". University of Alabama. Retrieved March 18, 2022.