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Alan Grayson

  • American politician
  • Born March 13, 1958

Alan Mark Grayson (born March 13, 1958) is an American politician who was the United States Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district and a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served as Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district from 2009 to 2011. He was defeated for re-election in 2010 by Republican Daniel Webster and was then elected in 2012 for a second, non-consecutive term in the House of Representatives, defeating Republican Todd Long. In 2016, Grayson decided not to run for re-election to his House seat in order to run for the Senate from Florida in the 2016 election.


If you want people to support you, then you have to support them. You have to think long about what you did for people who voted for you, made phone calls for you, who went door to door for you.




When nobody is paying attention, anything is possible.




I try to keep my promises.




I'm willing to fight for Social Security, Medicare, student loans, U.S. jobs, equal pay, progressive taxation and full employment.



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