Spencer Bachus wins 11th term as 6th District Congressman

Spencer Bachus speaks to supporters at his watch party on Tuesday night. (

Spencer Bachus won the 6th District Congressional race on Tuesday night, defeating Penny Bailey to earn his 11th consecutive term.

Bachus won by a 3-to-1 margin, earning around 73 percent of the vote.

Bill Armistead, Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party, issued the following statement regarding the results for the race for the Sixth Congressional District of Alabama:

"I offer my congratulations to Congressman Spencer Bachus on his victory tonight. There is no question that he shares the values and beliefs of the constituents of Alabama's Sixth Congressional District and we value his representation and leadership in Washington, D.C."