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Alan Grayson
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 9th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded by Gus Bilirakis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 8th district
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011
Preceded by Ric Keller
Succeeded by Daniel Webster
Personal details
Born
Alan Mark Grayson

March 13, 1958 (1958-03-13) (age 61)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lolita Grayson (married ~1990 annulled 2015)
Children 5
Alma mater Harvard University
Website House website
Campaign website

Alan Mark Grayson (born March 13, 1958) is an American politician. He is the United States Representative for FL's 9th congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

He last served as Representative for FL's 8th congressional district from 2009 to 2011. He was defeated for re-election in 2010 by Republican Daniel Webster. He was then elected in 2012 for another term in the House of Representatives, defeating Republican Todd Long.

In 2014 he defeated Republican challenger Carol Platt to win re-election.

On July 9, 2015, Grayson announced his intentions to run in the United States Senate election in Florida, 2016 to replace Marco Rubio. In 2016, Grayson said he supported Bernie Sanders to be the Democratic nominee for President of the United States.


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