Bobby Singleton

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Bobby Singleton
Minority Leader of the Alabama Senate
Assumed office
January 8, 2019
Preceded byBilly Beasley
Member of the Alabama Senate
from the 24th district
Assumed office
January 26, 2005
Preceded byCharles Steele
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 72nd district
In office
November 6, 2002 – January 26, 2005
Preceded byAndrew Hayden
Succeeded byRalph Howard
Personal details
BornGreensboro, Alabama, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationAlabama State University (BA)
Miles Law School (JD)
WebsiteOfficial website

Bobby D. Singleton is an American politician who is currently a Democratic member of the Alabama Senate, representing the 24th District since a special election in January 2005. Previously he was a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from 2002 through 2005.

Singleton received a B.S. degree from Alabama State University and a J.D. from Miles Law School. He is a member of the Greenleaf Missionary Baptist Church in Greensboro.[1] Singleton is the former chairman of the Alabama Legislative Black Caucus[2] as well as Minority Whip of the Democratic caucus.[3]

On July 1, 2010, Singleton was arrested for blocking the entrance to Greenetrack gambling hall in Eutaw, Alabama. He was blocking members of Alabama Governor Bob Riley's Task Force on Illegal Gambling from entering the facility; which was a violation of a state Supreme Court order to re-enter and re-secure the site. Fifteen others were arrested including Greenetrack's CEO.[4]


  1. ^ "Bobby Singleton: Biography". Alabama State Senate. Archived from the original on May 16, 2011. Retrieved April 15, 2011.
  2. ^ "Rep. Napoleon Bracy Elected Chairman of Alabama Legislative Black Caucus". Alabama Political Reporter. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Statehouse Leaders". National Black Caucus of State Legislators. Archived from the original on 9 April 2016. Retrieved 4 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Singleton, Winn among 16 arrested at Greenetrack". Tuscaloosa News. July 1, 2010.

External links[edit]

Alabama Senate
Preceded by
Billy Beasley
Minority Leader of the Alabama Senate