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Robert B. AderholtREPRepublican United States Representative, AL-4
57
Years of Age
25
Years of Experience
ALResidence (state)

Robert Brown Aderholt (born July 22, 1965) is an American politician and attorney serving as the U.S. representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district since 1997. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district includes most of Tuscaloosa County north of the Black Warrior River, as well as Birmingham's far northern suburbs in Walker County and the southern suburbs of Huntsville and Decatur. A social conservative, Aderholt was a member of the Tea Party Caucus. He is the dean of Alabama's House delegation, and will become the dean of Alabama's congressional delegation upon Senator Richard Shelby's retirement at the end of the 117th Congress. According to the Cook Partisan Voting Index, Aderholt represents the most Republican district in the country, with an index rating of R+33.

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Campaign Funding

20
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$1,546,643
Total Raised
$1,296,477
Total Spent
$715,678
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Crop Production & Basic Processing$99,705
69%
Defense Aerospace$69,105
65%
Lawyers/Law Firms$65,664
61%
Defense Electronics$61,100
58%
Food Processing & Sales$58,249
56%
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$56,752
56%
Agricultural Services/Products$56,421
53%
Misc Defense$53,153
50%
Commercial Banks$50,157
49%
Lobbyists$49,380
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
JD
1987 - 1990
Birmingham Southern University
BA History/Political Science
1985 - 1987
University of North Alabama
Attended Political Science
1983 - 1984
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Alabama
1997 - Current
Assistant Legal Adviser
Office of Governor Fob James
1995 - 1996
Municipal Judge
City of Haleyville
1992 - 1996
Other Experience1 - 7 of 7
Member
Kappa Alpha Order
Current
Delegate
Republican National Convention
1992
Member
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission)
Member
Tea Party Caucus
Member
National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization
Member
Republican Study Committee
Member
Congressional-Executive Commission on China