Roderick Scott

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This article is about the current Alabama State Representative. For others with similar names, see Rod Scott (disambiguation).

Roderick Hampton Scott (born November 9, 1960) is a professor of economics at Miles College and a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives, representing District 55 since 2006.

Scott, the son of Percy and Carstella Scott, graduated from Fairfield High School and went on to earn a bachelor's in economics at Yale University and a master's of business administration from Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business.

Scott defeated two-term incumbent Eric Major in the 1998 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election. He was re-elected in 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018.

In the 2020 primary, Scott ran for Jefferson County Treasurer. He advanced to a primary runoff against Eyrika Parker.

Preceded by:
Eric Major
Alabama State Representative, District 55
Succeeded by:


  • Chambers, Jesse (June 4, 2014) "Rep. Rod Scott defeats Eric Major to win Democratic nomination for third term in Ala. House District 55." The Birmingham News
  • "Rod Scott candidate profile (July 5, 2020) BirminghamWatch

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