Bradley Byrne

U.S. Representative

Bradley Byrne (born February 16, 1955) is a former U.S representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district from 2014-2021. Bryne ran for congress in 2013 when he won in a special election.[5] He won reelection in 2014, 2016 and finally in 2018, he announced he would not seek reelection and was replaced in 2021 by Jerry Carl.[6] In 2019 Byrne announced that he would be running for the United States Senate held by Doug Jones but lost in the primary.[7]

Bradley Byrne
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 1st district
In office
January 8, 2014 – January 3, 2021
Preceded byJo Bonner
Succeeded byJerry Carl
Chancellor of the Alabama Community College System
In office
May 2007 – August 31, 2009
Preceded byRoy Johnson[1]
Succeeded byFreida Hill[2]
Member of the Alabama Senate
from the 32nd district
In office
November 2002 – January 2007
Preceded byAlbert Lipscomb
Succeeded byTrip Pittman
Member of the
Alabama State Board of Education
from the 1st district
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 4, 2003
Preceded byJohn Tyson[3]
Succeeded byRandy McKinney[4]
Personal details
Born
Bradley Roberts Byrne

(1955-02-16) February 16, 1955 (age 66)
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
Political partyRepublican (1997–present)
Other political
affiliations
Democratic (before 1997)
Spouse(s)
Rebecca Dukes (m. 1982)
Children4
EducationDuke University (BA)
University of Alabama (JD)

Election historyEdit

Alabama's 1st congressional district special election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bradley Byrne 36,042 71.0
Democratic Burton LeFlore 14,968 29.0
Total votes 51,010 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 1st congressional district, 2014[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bradley Byrne (incumbent) 103,758 68.2
Democratic Burton LeFlore 48,278 31.7
Total votes 152,234 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 1st congressional district, 2016[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bradley Byrne (incumbent) 208,083 96.4
Republican hold
Alabama's 1st congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bradley Byrne (incumbent) 153,228 63.2
Democratic Robert Kennedy Jr. 89,226 36.8
Total votes 242,617 100.0
Republican hold
United States Senate election in Alabama Republican primary, 2020[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tommy Tuberville 239,616 33.39%
Republican Jeff Sessions 227,088 31.64%
Republican Bradley Byrne 178,627 24.89%
Republican Roy Moore 51,377 7.16%
Republican Ruth Page Nelson 7,200 1.00%
Republican Arnold Mooney 7,149 1.00%
Republican Stanley Adair 6,608 0.92%
Total votes 717,665 100.0%

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Byrne Picked as New Two-Year System Chancellor". Alabama Public Radio. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  2. Diel, Stan (November 12, 2009). "Freida Hill hired to run Alabama's two-year college system". al.
  3. "Our Campaigns - State Board of Education 1 Race - Nov 08, 1994". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  4. "Our Campaigns - State Board of Education 1 Race - Nov 07, 2000". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  5. "Republican Bradley Byrne wins Alabama special election". Retrieved 8 January 2021.
  6. "Jerry Carl wins GOP Alabama runoff to replace Rep. Bradley Byrne". Retrieved 8 January 2021.
  7. "Alabama U.S Senate Primary Election results". Retrieved 8 January 2021.
  8. "Republican Bradley Byrne wins Alabama special election". Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  9. "Certified General Election Results" (PDF). Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
  10. "General Election Results November 8, 2016" (PDF). Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved Dec 14, 2016.
  11. "2018 Official General Elections Results" (PDF). Alabama Secretary of State. 27 November 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  12. "Primary Election - March 3, 2020". Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved 2020-03-19.