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“Alabama citizens have to be confident that our votes are accurately counted because that’s the foundation of our democratic republic."
“Because I know that change is the only course for a new beginning at the Public Service Commission, I am wholeheartedly endorsing Robert McCollum for Place 2 on the Public Service Commission,” Robin Litaker said announcing her endorsement ahead of Tuesday's runoff election.
Patriots First Alabama PAC has endorsed Jim Zeigler, Jeremy Oden, Dale Strong, and Wendy Draper in the Republican primary runoff on Tuesday.
The Republican and Democratic primary runoffs are on Tuesday and there are multiple offices on the ballot.
“There are big spending Republican and big spending Democrats and the common people are being killed by inflation,” Sen. Rand Paul said. "It is very clear that if you want a conservative Republican party then Mo Brooks is your candidate,"
"Katie is a strong conservative who will fight to expand 21st century opportunity for every American family and preserve the American Dream for generations to come.," said Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) endorsing Katie Britt for Senate in Tuesday's Republican primary runoff election,.
“Yet again, we’re breaking records that were set only a month ago," said Gov. Kay Ivey. "We’re nearly a full percentage point below the nation’s unemployment rate, we’ve been consistently ranked as the having the lowest unemployment rate in the southeast, and our wages are growing at a remarkable pace.”
“I am truly grateful Jim dedicated so many years to the state of Alabama and wish him the best in his well-deserved retirement," said Gov. Kay Ivey announcing Insurance Commissioner Jim Ridling's retirement.
State Rep. Andrew Sorrell (R-Muscle Shoals) is running for State Auditor in the June 21 Republican primary runoff. Sorrell spoke to the Mid-Alabama Republican Club recently about his campaign and his goals for the office if elected.
"Jim Zeigler has been a conservative leader in our state, and the Alabama Republican Assembly recognizes his commitment to good government with our endorsement to be the next Secretary of State," Republican Assembly President Don Wallace said.
“Instead of punishing those in the packing industry and deputizing bureaucrats to force more rules and regulations on the American people, we should be doing all we can to slice red tape, repair the broken supply chain, and end the federal government overspending fueling historic inflation,” Moore said.
On Tuesday the Commerce Department reported that retail and food service spending posted a 0.3% decline in May. Retail sales turned negative in May as consumers pulled back spending while inflation surged. Republican leaders have been critical of President Biden's economic policies, which they claim exacerbated the inflation especially soaring fuel prices.
“I was proud to vote for the Financial Services Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Economic Justice Act to ensure every individual, every family, and every small business has an equal chance at achieving good financial health and well-being," said Congresswoman Terri Sewell.
The Alabama Farmers Federation is trying to pick up the pieces and come up with an alternative after plans to build a new Ag. Center in Clanton failed last week.
“Casey is honored to have the endorsement of the Associated Builders and Contractors of North Alabama. Over 90% of Alabama’s construction workforce is not part of a union, and Casey is the only candidate in this race who will fight the Biden administration’s disastrous Project Labor Agreement (PLA) scheme," the Wardynski campaign said in a statement.
Jim Zeigler and Wes Allen both argued that they were the most qualified persons to serve as Alabama Secretary of State. The two are candidates in the June 21 Republican primary runoff for the office. Both emphasized the importance of election integrity.
"Our momentum is surging because hardworking families in communities in every corner of Alabama know that I will fight relentlessly for our values and our people in the Senate," said Katie Boyd Britt.
"Katie has a proven record of fighting to grow good-paying jobs and 21st century opportunity in every corner of our state, and we know that she will be a champion for rural Alabama in the Senate," the Alabama Electric Cooperatives said in a statement endorsing Katie Britt for U.S. Senate.
“I will not be a yes man. I will not vote for every rate increase. I will ask questions and I will make decisions that are fair to the consumer," Robert McCollum told the 1819 News about his candidacy for PSC.
"As an Alabama Public Service Commissioner, he will always shoot down the far-left’s attempts to put their socialist political whims over the interests of Alabama families, small businesses, and farmers,” said Patriots First PAC in a statement endorsing Oden for PSC.