Sunday, November 24, 2013

Better know a politician: Bradley Byrne

Name: Bradley Byrne

Political Party: Republican

Current position: N/A

State: Alabama

District: Alabama's 3rd Congressional District (AL-1)

Previous position: Member, Alabama State Senate, 2003-2007
Candidate, Governor of Alabama, 2010

Future position: Byrne is the Republican nominee for AL-1 in the special election for U.S. House of Representatives

Future election: The special election for AL-1 is to be held on December 17, 2013.  He will be facing Burton LeFlore (D)

Previous election: 2013, Special Election (AL-1), Republican primary
Bradley Byrne: 52.5%
Dean Young: 47.5%

Issues/Positions/Accomplishments

  • Fiscal conservative
  • Believes in a balanced budget for the U.S. Federal Government
  • Believes in cutting spending; not raising taxes
  • Believes in a simpler tax code 
  • Believes in the elimination of the IRS (calls it corrupt)
  • Believes in lowering the wind insurance premiums
  • Wants to secure funding for a new I-10 bridge
  • Wants to secure funding for deepening and widening the Mobile ship channel
  • Wants to secure the borders
  • Wants an investigation into Benghazi
  • Wants an investigation on intrusions into our First Amendment Rights
  • Wants to increase penalties to hold murderers and other people who use guns for slaughters accountable


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