District 5

Representative: Al Lawson

Party: Democrat

Al Lawson's PolitiFact Scorecard

The scorecard indicates how many statements the representative has made that fall under each category. "None" indicates that they do not have a record on PolitiFact's website.

True: None

Mostly true: None

Half true: None

Mostly false: None

False: None

Pants on fire: None

Demographic profile of district 5:

Total of citizens 18 years and older: 507,215

Voting age population:

18-29 years: 25.30%

30-44 years: 24.60%

45-64 years: 33.30%

65 years and over: 16.80%


Male: 46.10%

Female: 53.90%


White alone: 45.50%

Black or African American alone: 47.70%

American Indian and Alaska Native alone: 0.40%

Asian alone: 1.90%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone: 0.10%

Some other race alone: 2.60%

Two or more races: 1.90%

Hispanic origin:

Hispanic or Latino: 11.20%

Not Hispanic or Latino: 88.80%

White alone, not Hispanic or Latino: 37.60%


Citizens 25 years and older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%


Households below the poverty level: 19.8%

Households with income of $100,000 or more: 9.7%

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