Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) defeated opponent Phil Norris Tuesday night securing the Republican nomination for representative of Alabama’s 4th Congressional District, moving one step closer to his eleventh term in office.
According to his spokesperson Carson Clark, Aderholt celebrated his victory with Tuscaloosa County Republicans at Chuck’s Fish in Tuscaloosa.
First elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996, Aderholt received 102,348 votes, 81 percent, with 100 percent of precincts reporting.
His challenger Norris received 23,343
votes, 18 percent, with 100 percent of precincts reporting.
The 4th District includes most of Tuscaloosa, as well as the far northern suburbs of Birmingham and the southern suburbs of Huntsville and Decatur.