Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) biography

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Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL)

6th term Republican from Alabama.


Residence: Tuscaloosa

Marital Status: Married (Annette)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: AL Senate, 1971-79; US House, 1979-87; US Senate, 1987-present

Education: BA University of Alabama, 1957; LLB University of Alabama, 1963

Birthdate: 05/06/1934

Birthplace: Birmingham, AL

Religion: Presbyterian

Percentage in Last Election: 64%

Major Opponent: Ron Crumpton


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Richard Shelby via email.


Washington, D.C. Office:

304 Russell Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5744
Fax: (202) 224-3416

Tuscaloosa Office: (more district offices)

2005 University Boulevard, Suite 2100
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
Phone: (205) 759-5047
Fax: (205) 759-5067



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Dayne Cutrell
  • Scheduler: Anne Caldwell
  • Legis. Dir.: Morgan Ulmer
  • Comm. Dir.: Blair Taylor
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Laura Katherine Crum
  • Education LA: Laura Katherine Crum
  • Telecomm LA: Michael Ciamarra
  • Telecomm LA: Vacant
  • Transportation LA: Clay Armentrout
  • Trade LA: Clay Armentrout
  • Commerce LA: Clay Armentrout
  • Labor LA: Andrew Burnett
  • Budget LA: Brennan Johnson
  • Government Affairs LA: Laura Katherine Crum
  • Space - NASA LA: Sam Fletcher
  • Animal Welfare LA: Will Brewster



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Sen. Richard Shelby voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Motion to Recede and Amend the Bill; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 11/08/2007 Nay Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Richard Shelby's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Richard Shelby a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1021 - 'A bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. No Send Message to Sen. Richard Shelby
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... No Send Message to Sen. Richard Shelby


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