Randolph “Randy” Brinson (R)

U.S. Senate

Randy Brinson

Name: Randolph “Randy” Brinson

Age: 50

Residence: Montgomery

Political races run: None

Political offices held: None

Professional experience: Staff gastroenterologist, Maxwell Air Force Base, 1987-1989; private medical practice, 1989-present.

Education: Valdosta State University; University of Florida College of Medicine; Medical College of Georgia, gastroenterology fellowship.

Civic experience: Founder in 2003 of Redeem the Vote, which is active in voter registration and advocacy for issues; member of state board of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and board of the University of Mobile.

Main issues: Would support fair trade deals and efforts to grow jobs by cutting regulations; repeal Obamacare; help small businesses by simplifying the tax code; reduce wasteful spending; build a strong military by providing the training and resources that service members need; end Common Core and reform education to encourage trade internships and business partnerships to help students prepare for jobs.

Campaign web site:

Total receipts: $187,995

Contributions of $500 and up

$170,740: Loans from candidate.

$2,000: American Gastroenterological Association Inc. PAC; Bethesda, MD; Brian Richardson, Montgomery.

$1,000: Timothy Doles, Montgomery; Charles Runnels, Fairhope; Georgeson Sarris, Birmingham; Kenneth Sigman, Birmingham; John B. Vanmeter, Maysville, KY.

$700: Paul Sherling, Enterprise.

 $500: Barnett Cody, Mobile; Ali Khalid, Montgomery; James J. Kirkland, Dublin, GA; Nicholas Knight, Selma; Roy McBryar, Orange Beach; Jamey Saxon, Montgomery; Reza Seirafi, Montgomery; Trudie Seirafi, Montgomery.