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July 2018 Group Watch: News & Views from the State House

The primary runoff elections earlier this week yielded some interesting results.
  • Attorney General: Appointed incumbent Steve Marshall won the Republican nomination for attorney general and now faces Democrat Joseph Siegelman in the November general election.
  • Commissioner of Agriculture: Small-town mayor and farmer Rick Pate defeated longtime state Senator Gerald Dial for the Republican nomination for Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Industries.
  • 2nd Congressional District: Congresswoman Martha Roby defeated former Montgomery mayor and Congressman Bobby Bright to win the Republican primary runoff for her seat. Roby faces a Democratic challenger in the November general elections.
  • Lt. Governor: State Representative Will Ainsworth defeated Public Service President Twinkle Cavanaugh in the Republican runoff for Alabama Lt. Governor.

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