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Mo BrooksREPRepublican United States Representative, AL-5
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Years of Experience
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Morris Jackson "Mo" Brooks Jr. (born April 29, 1954) is an American attorney and politician serving as the U.S. representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district since 2011. His district is based in Huntsville and stretches across the northern fifth of the state. A member of the Republican Party, Brooks is a founding member of the Freedom Caucus. On March 22, 2021, Brooks announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Richard Shelby in 2022. His candidacy was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, but Trump rescinded his endorsement in March 2022. In May, Brooks came in second in the Republican primary, behind Katie Britt; he lost to Britt in the runoff.

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Campaign Funding

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$1,509,390
Total Raised
$1,988,145
Total Spent
$692,182
Cash on Hand

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Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Duke University
Bachelor of Arts economics
1975
University of Alabama School of Law
Juris Doctor
1978
Virgil I. Grissom High School
Past Positions1 - 10 of 10
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Alabama
2010 - Current
Commissioner
Madison County Commission
1996 - 2010
Representative
Alabama State House of Representatives
1983 - 1992
Chief Litigation Counsel
American Builders & Contractors Supply Corporation, Incorporated
1993 - 2010
Partner
Leo & Brooks, Limited Liability Corporation
1993 - 2010
Special Assistant Attorney General
State of Alabama
1995 - 2002
District Attorney
Madison County
1991 - 1992
Fill-in Radio Talk Show Host
WVNN
1990
Law Clerk
Circuit Court Judge John David Snodgrass, State of Alabama
1980 - 1982
Prosecutor
Office of the Tuscaloosa District Attorney
1978 - 1980
Other Experience1 - 73 of 73
Chair
Alabama Leadership Team, Ted Cruz Presidential Campaign
2016
Member
Madison County Mental Retardation Board
Member
Sierra Club
Member
Victims of Crime and Leniency
Admitted Member
United States Claims Court
Admitted Member
United States Supreme Court Bar Association
Admitted Member
Bar Association, 5th and 11th Circuits, United States Court of Appeals
Admitted Member
Alabama Supreme Court Bar Association
Admitted Member
Bar Association, Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama, United States District Courts
Admitted Member
Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association
Co-Chair
Legislation Committee, Madison County Drunk Driving Task Force
Member
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Member
Huntsville Canoe Club
Member
Board of Directors, National Children Advocacy Center
Member
Board of Directors, Huntsville American League, City of Huntsville Parks and Recreation (COHPAR)
Member
Board of Directors, Crimestoppers
Member
Executive Committee, Alabama Republican Party
Member
Madison County Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council
Member
Executive Committee, Madison County Republican Party
Member
Madison County Republican Men's Club
Webelos Den Leader
Boy Scouts of America
Youth Coach
City of Huntsville Parks and Recreation (COHPAR)
Youth Coach
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
Youth Coach
Alabama Youth Soccer Organization
Member
Fourth Amendment Caucus
Current
Former Member
Energy Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
The Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Foreign Affairs Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Readiness, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Environment Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, United States House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Space Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Founder
Army Aviation Caucus
Founding Member
House Freedom Caucus
Member
Congressional Aerospace Caucus
Member
Freshman Immigration Reform Caucus
Member
Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Caucus
Member
Robotics Caucus
Member
112th Immigration Caucus
Member
Congressional Victims' Rights Caucus
Member
Special Operations Forces Caucus
Member
Congressional Travel & Tourism Caucus
Member
Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus
Member
Congressional Balanced Budget Amendment Caucus
Member
Congressional HIV/ AIDS Caucus
Member
Congressional Steel Caucus
Member
Bi-Partisan Congressional Pro-Life Caucus
Member
House Air Force Caucus
Member
Congressional Navy and Marine Corps Caucus
Member
Congressional Army Caucus
Member
Congressional Missile Defense Caucus
Member
Congressional Dyslexia Caucus
Member
Congressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities Caucus
Member
Congressional National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
Member
Congressional Arthritis Caucus
Member
Defense Communities Caucus
Member
Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus
Member
Congressional Taiwan Caucus
Member
Turkey Caucus
Member
Congressional Nanotechnology Caucus
Member
General Aviation Caucus
Member
Congressional Job Creators' Caucus
Member
Congressional Electronic Warfare Working Group
Member
Congressional Directed Energy Caucus
Member
Congressional Reclaim American Jobs Caucus
Member
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Member
10th Amendment Task Force
Member
Congressional High Technology Caucus
Member
Congressional Constitution Caucus
Member
Congressional Modeling and Simulation Caucus