It will be difficult for House Republicans to improve upon their numbers from the 2018 cycle, given they have a commanding 74-28 supermajority.

However, State House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) said he still expects his Republican colleagues to do well in the upcoming November elections.

During an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Tuesday, Ledbetter discussed the reelection campaign that awaits his members beyond the 2022 legislative session.

"I feel real good about where we're at," Ledbetter said. "We've got some races that are going to be very competitive. We started some polling. We know where some of them stand. We're in the process of raising money to pay for polling, pay for the people to work for the caucus who do all the due diligence with the mail pieces and polling and the day-to-day. So, I feel good about where we're at.

"I think we're in a cycle where Republicans will be strong. We hope to secure all of our members. You know, last [cycle], we were blessed as majority leader and speaker in those races, and the team we put together -- was able to bring everybody back. I don't know if that has happened in the past. But not only that, we added five more seats."

Ledbetter said there probably won't be an addition of seats this year but he feels good and thinks this election will be a good cycle for Republicans. 

Ledbetter touted fiscal responsibility in budgeting, tax reduction, mental health improvements, the 2019 Rebuild Alabama Act, the state's economic strength, the constitutional carry legislation, efforts to halt Critical Race Theory in public education, efforts to improve rural broadband and improvements to water systems among the accomplishments for the Republican-led legislature this quadrennium.  

"There's a long list, and I'm very proud of what our caucus has accomplished," Ledbetter said. "I mean, I told them they've got to be proud."

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