Mo Brooks

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Mo Brooks
Mo Brooks Portrait.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 5th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Preceded byParker Griffith
Member of the Madison County Commission from the 5th district
In office
1996–2011
Preceded byRob Colson
Succeeded byPhil Riddick
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 10th district
In office
1984–1992
Preceded byJames Haney
Succeeded byTom Drake
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 18th district
In office
1982–1984
Preceded byCharlie Britnell
Succeeded byFrank Riddick
Personal details
Born
Morris Jackson Brooks Jr.

(1954-04-29) April 29, 1954 (age 65)
Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Martha Jenkins (m. 1976)
Children4
EducationDuke University (BA)
University of Alabama (JD)
WebsiteHouse website

Morris Jackson Brooks Jr.[1] (born April 29, 1954) is an American politician. He is the U.S. Representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district since 2011. He is a Republican.

In 2017, he ran and lost for the United States Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions upon his confirmation as U.S. Attorney General.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Representative Morris Jackson Brooks (Mo) (R-Alabama, 5th) - Biography from LegiStorm". www.legistorm.com.
  2. Lyman, Brian (May 15, 2017). "U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks jumps into Alabama Senate race". Montgomery Advertiser. Montgomery, Alabama: Robert Granfeldt Jr. Retrieved May 15, 2017.
  3. Bloch, Matthew; Lee, Jasmine (August 15, 2017). "Alabama Election Results: Two Republicans Advance, Democrat Wins in U.S. Senate Primaries". The New York Times. Retrieved August 15, 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]

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