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Congressman
Bobby Bright, Candidate [R, AL-2]
for
District 2, Alabama

About

Bobby Bright was born in Midland City, Alabama and grew up on one of the cotton farms that were typical of the Wiregrass Region. After spending his youth working on the farm and graduating from high school, he took a job in metalworking to save up money for college. Bright worked each and every day to pay for his education. He later graduated from Auburn University with a B.A. in political science in 1975 and took a job as an auditor before earning an M.S. in criminal justice from Troy State University in 1977 and beginning a career as a corrections officer.

 

Bobby Bright was first elected in 1999, defeating longtime incumbent Republican Mayor Emory Folmar. Bobby Bright was re-elected in a landslide against challenger Scott Simmons in 2003.

Bio-Information

Location Alabama
Party Republican

Fundraising Over Time

Cumulative Raised

Select Interest Group Rating

94%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
71%
Gun Owners of America
26%
AFL-CIO
6%
American Civil Liberties Union
58%
National Taxpayers Union
0%
NARAL Pro-Choice America
N/A
English First
N/A
League of Women Voters