State of Alabama Archives: on Government Reform


William Barnes: Running because Shelby's $13M warchest is from big business

Shelby has $12-$13 million in his warchest and I questioned that. How did a Senator from Alabama raise such a large warchest? For our Democracy's continuance, we depend on citizens stepping forward, running for office and serving the public. And I found out while researching Senator Shelby's background--and following the money--I don't think that Senator Shelby is seriously connected with the citizen of Alabama. He's representing big business. And that's what brings me to the race today.
Source: Left In Alabama (progressive blog) interview of Bill Barnes Jul 27, 2010

Robert Bentley: No campaign spending limits; no state funding of candidates

Source: Alabama 1998 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1998

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