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Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.)


Biography
District: 5th District
Political Highlights: Ala. House, 1983-91; Madison County district attorney, 1991-93; defeated for election as Madison County district attorney, 1992; Madison County Commission, 1996-2011; sought Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, 2006; U.S. House, 2011-present
Born: April 29, 1954; Charleston, S.C.
Residence: Huntsville
Religion: Non-denominational Christian
Family: Wife, Martha Brooks; four children
Education: Duke U., B.A. 1975; U. of Alabama, J.D. 1978
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Oversight & Investigations; Strategic Forces); Foreign Affairs (Asia & the Pacific; Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade); Science, Space & Technology (Research and Technology; Space)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalMo Brooks (R) 115,33874.4
Mark Bray (I) 39,00525.2
2012generalMo Brooks (R) 189,18564.9
Charlie Holley (D) 101,77234.9
2010general
Mo Brooks (R) 131,10957.9
Steve Raby (D) 95,19242.1
Roll Call Vitals

276th

on the House Seniority List

Fellow Alabama Rep. Spencer Bachus (R) is 46th.

17th

Alabama is 17th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

7,864

Twitter Followers (@RepMoBrooks)

Rep. Mo Brooks has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.