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Robert Aderholt
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 4th district
Assumed office
January 3, 1997
Preceded by Tom Bevill
Personal details
Born
Robert Brown Aderholt

July 22, 1965 (1965-07-22) (age 55)
Haleyville, Alabama, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)
Caroline McDonald (m. 1994)
Children 2
Education Birmingham–Southern College (BA)
Samford University (JD)

Robert Aderholt (born July 22, 1965) is an American politician and the representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 1997. He is a member of the Republican Party. Aderholt used to be a judge for Haleyville, Alabama. He was also a helped for the governor of Alabama, Rob James. He won the 1996 Republican primary election and won the general election. Robert Aderholt is pro-life and wanted other politicians to stop abortion. Adlerholt also believes in gun rights. In December 2020, Alderholt joined 126 Republicans to agree to stop completing the counting of the 2020 United States presidential election.

Election history

Alabama's 4th congressional district Republican primary, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt 10,410 48.8
Republican Kerry Rich 5,860 27.5
Republican Barry Guess 2,434 11.4
Republican Mickey Moseley 1,596 7.5
Republican Ronny Branham 1,021 4.8
Total votes 21,321 100.0
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert B. Aderholt 102,741 49.9
Democrat Bob Wilson Jr. 99,250 48.2
Libertarian Alan F. Barksdale 3,718 1.8
Total votes 205,709 100.0
Republican gain from Democrat
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 106,297 56.4
Democrat Donald H. Bevill 82,065 43.6
Total votes 188,362 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 140,009 60.9
Democrat Marsha Folsom 86,400 37.6
Libertarian Craig Goodrich 3,519 1.5
Total votes 229,928 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 139,705 87.0
Libertarian Tony H. McLendon 20,858 13.0
Total votes 160,563 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 191,110 74.8
Democrat Carl Cole 64,278 25.2
Total votes 255,388 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 130,385 70.6
Democrat Barbara Bobo 54,382 29.4 {{{change}}}
Total votes 184,767 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 196,741 74.9
Democrat Nicholas B. Sparks 66,077 25.1
Total votes 262,818 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 167,714 100.0
Total votes 167,714 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 197,736 74.0
Democrat Daniel Boman 69,427 26.0
Total votes 267,163 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 132,831 98.6
Write-in 1,921 1.4
Total votes 134,752 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 4th congressional district Republican primary, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 86,660 81.2
Republican Phil Norris 20,096 18.8
Total votes 106,756 100.0
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 235,925 98.5
Write-in 3,519 1.5
Total votes 239,444 100.0
Republican hold
Alabama's 4th congressional district Republican primary, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 93,959 81.5
Republican Anthony Blackmon 21,366 18.5
Total votes 115,235 100.0
Alabama's 4th congressional district election, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 184,255 79.8
Democrat Lee Auman 46,492 20.1
Total votes 230,969 100.0
Republican hold
2020 Alabama's 4th congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Aderholt (incumbent) 258,955 82.5
Democrat Rick Neighbors 54,704 17.4
Write-in 236 0.8
Total votes 313,895 100.0
Republican hold


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