A look at the voting history of Alabama’s 1st Congressional District


For the past decade Alabama’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives has been a solidly red district for over 20 years.

Located in southwestern Alabama, the district includes Mobile, Baldwin, Escambia, Monroe and Washington counties and a part of Clarke County.

Currently Rep. Bradley Byrne, a former member of the Alabama State Senate, fills the seat. He was first elected during a special election in December 2013 after 10-year incumbent Jo Bonner announced his retirement to become vice chancellor for the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Byrne has since been re-elected twice, in 2014 and 2016.

In the 2018 General Election Byrne faces political newcomer, Democrat Robert Kennedy Jr., a military veteran and and business executive.

FiveThirtyEight, a statistics-driven news-and-analysis site, anticipates that Byrne will coast to victory on Election Day, giving Kennedy Jr. only a 0.1 percent chance of winning the seat.

[Photo Credit: FiveThirtyEight.com]

Here’s a look at the voting history of the District:

U.S. House, Alabama District 1

General Election 2016

Bradley Byrne (R) 96.4 percent 208,083 votes
Write-in 3.6 percent 7,810 votes
215,893 total votes

General Election 2014

Bradley Byrne (R) 68.2 percent 103,758 votes
Burton LeFlore (D) 31.7 percent 48,278 votes
Write-in 0.1 percent  198 votes
152,234 total votes

General Election 2012

Jo Bonner (R) 97.9 percent 196,374 votes
Write-in 2.1 percent 4,302 votes
 200,676 total votes

General Election 2010

Jo Bonner (R) 83 percent 129,063 votes
David Walter (C) 17 percent 26,357 votes
155,420 total votes

General Election 2008

Jo Bonner (R) 98.3 percent 210,660 votes
Write-in 1.7 percent 3,707 votes
214,367 total votes