Representative Christopher J. England was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He received his B.A. in English and B.A. in Political Science from Howard University in 1999. He then graduated with a Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law. He currently serves as an Associate City Attorney for the City of Tuscaloosa.
Representative Christopher J. England was first elected to the Alabama House of Representatives in November of 2006. He is serving his fourth term and currently serves on the House Judiciary, Insurance and Public Safety and Homeland Security Committees. He serves as the Caucus Chair of the Alabama House Democratic Caucus. Locally, he is Vice Chair of the Tuscaloosa County Legislative Delegation, a member of the Tuscaloosa Road Improvement Committee and co-chair of the Elevate Tuscaloosa Advisory Committee.
On November 2nd, 2019, Representative England was elected to serve as the Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party becoming the first African American to hold the position in Alabama history.
He is married to Shea and they have three beautiful children; Kennedi, Autumn and Cj.