Incumbent Steve Marshall has raised almost $600,000 more than challenger Troy King in contributions as the two campaign for the July 17 Republican runoff for attorney general, according to financial reports filed this week with the Secretary of State’s Office.
Marshall, whose wife, Bridgette Marshall, died June 24, reported that he did not raise any money during the reporting period of June 23-29. But he reported a $25,000 contribution on Tuesday, after the latest weekly reporting period was over, from the Automobile Dealers Association of Alabama Inc. in Montgomery.
Marshall has raised $2.41 million so far during the campaign and has spent $2.14 million, leaving a balance of $287,783 in his campaign account.
King, who is seeking nomination for the job he held from 2004 to 2011, reported contributions of $39,605 during the last week of June, bringing his total for the campaign to $1.81 million. He has spent $1.72 million and has a balance of $86,870.
The leading contributor to the Marshall campaign is RAGA Action Fund, with a total of $435,000 during the campaign. RAGA is an affiliate of the Washington-based Republican Attorney Generals Association. Other top contributors to his campaign are Progress PAC, which draws support mostly from businesses, $310,000; Raymond J. Harbert of Birmingham, $78,294; and Alabama Power Co. Employee PACs, and Automobile Dealers Association of Alabama Auto PAC, $55,000.
Six PACs run by Michael Echols of Tuscaloosa remain the largest contributors to the King campaign, accounting for $946,000. Other top donors to the campaign include Franklin PAC of Montgomery, $127,000, and Jim Lane of Montgomery, $55,000.
The winner of the July 17 GOP runoff will face Democrat Joseph Siegelman, son of former Gov. Don Siegelman, in the November general election.
$210,000 – Leadership PAC, Tuscaloosa.
$170,000 – Cash PAC, Tuscaloosa; ET PAC, Tuscaloosa.
$162,000 – CMG PAC II, Tuscaloosa.
$129,000 – Pride PAC II, Tuscaloosa.
$127,000 – Franklin PAC, Montgomery.
$105,000 – T-Town PAC II, Tuscaloosa.
$55,000 – Jim Lane, Montgomery.
$24,500 – Foothills Capital LLC, Anderson, SC.
$20,000 – Bonjan Ventures Inc., Cumming, GA.
$19,800 – Clermont Radiology LLC, Orlando, FL.
$19,700 – Augusta Motorcycle Company LLC, Augusta, Ga.
$19,000 – Anderson Custom Vehicles Inc., Anderson, SC.
$18,750 – KG Consulting, Anderson, SC.
$17,500 – Elite Auto Sales, Oxford.
$15,000 – Dealer’s Pawn & Discount Jewelry, Oxford; Flint Liddon, Birmingham; Warren Williamson, Greenville; Phyllis Gray, Anderson, SC; Speed PAC, Montgomery.
$14,750 – BIZ PAC, Montgomery; Fair PAC, Montgomery.
$14,500 – Mainstream PAC, Montgomery.
$10,000 – Heninger Garrison Davis LLC, Birmingham; Innovation PAC, Montgomery; Magnolia Management Group Inc., Helena; Brian Huntley, Buffalo Gap, TX; Larry Wireman, Orange Beach; Parkway Rentals LLC, Dothan; Robinson Law Firm PC, Ashville; T&S Storage of Oxford, Oxford; Taylor Financial Services of Oxford Inc., Oxford; Textile Corporation of America, Atlanta, GA.
$9,750 – First Decade PAC, Montgomery.
$8,175 – Open Ocean Investments LLC, Piedmont, SC.
$8,000 – Bill Carr, Enterprise.
$7,500 – Hollis Wright, Birmingham.
$7,000 – KW Container, Troy; KW Plastics, Troy; KW Plastics Recycling Division, Troy; Kenneth Campbell, Troy; Sanders Lead Co. Inc., Troy; Wiley Sanders Truck Lines Inc., Troy.
$6,250 – Alabama First PAC, Montgomery.
$6,000 – Bill Durden, Dothan; Nrad Holdings LLC, Townsville.
$5,500 – East Montgomery Animal Hospital LLC, Montgomery; Fox Media, Montgomery.
$5,000 – ACULAC, Birmingham; Alabama Coal Cooperative, Cullman; Cochise LLC, Birmingham; Environmental Litigation Group PC, Birmingham; Flint Liddon Attorney at Law, Birmingham; J&B LLC, Birmingham; Morris, Haynes, Hornsby, Wheeles & Knowles LLP, Alexander City; Andy Campbell, Mountain Brook; Chip Nix, Montgomery; Courtney French, Birmingham; Jim Benefield, Montgomery; J.W. Godwin, Cecil; Larry Morris, Alexander City; Michael Bowen, Montgomery; Jan Young, Orange Beach; State Farm Agents & Associates of Al PAC, Tuscaloosa; The Robins Law Firm, PC, Ashville.
$435,000 – RAGA Action Fund, Washington, DC.
$310,000 – Progress PAC, Montgomery.
$78,294 – Raymond J. Harbert, Birmingham.
$55,000 – Alabama Power Co. Employees State PAC, Birmingham; Automobile Dealers Association of Alabama Inc.-Auto PAC, Montgomery.
$40,500 – BIZPAC, Montgomery.
$35,000 – Alabama Builders PAC, Montgomery.
$30,000 – ALAPAC, Montgomery; EDPAC, Montgomery.
$29,000 – CRAPAC, Montgomery.
$25,000 – CANPAC, Montgomery; Franklin PAC, Montgomery; MCG PAC, Birmingham.
$24,500 – Mainstream PAC, Montgomery.
$24,250 – Fair PAC, Montgomery.
$22,500 – Alabama Acre, Montgomery.
$22,000 – May PAC, Birmingham.
$21,250 – United PAC, Montgomery.
$21,000 – Regions Bank, Birmingham.
$20,150 – First Decade PAC, Montgomery.
$20,000 – Comp PAC, Montgomery; D.C. Equipment Inc., Geraldine; EDUPAC, Tuscaloosa; McWane Inc., Birmingham; Retailers of Alabama PAC, Montgomery; Thomas Coker, Lowndesboro.
$17,500 – BIPAC, Montgomery; IMPAC, Montgomery; MAXPAC, Montgomery.
$15,000 – Farm PAC, Montgomery; Truk PAC, Montgomery.
$14,500 – Free Enterprise PAC, Montgomery.
$14,000 – Southern Strategy Group PAC, Montgomery.
$13,000 – Pfizer Inc., Memphis, TN.
$12,500 – Comcast Corp., Philadelphia, PA; LEGPAC, Montgomery.
$12,000 – Alabama Hospital Association PAC, Montgomery.
$11,000 – ACJRC PAC, Montgomery.
$10,750 – David Reed, Guntersville.
$10,250 – CMG PAC II, Tuscaloosa.
$10,000 – Airbridge One LLC, Opelika; Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA; Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles P.C., Montgomery; Daniel L. McKinney, Birmingham; FAXPAC, Montgomery; G PAC, Birmingham; Joseph Benjamin Gilliland, Guntersville; NEWPAC, Montgomery; Regions Bank, Birmingham; Roy H. Drinkard, Cullman; Warren J. Williamson Jr., Greenville.
$8,000 – Qualico Steel Co. Inc., Webb.
$7,500 – SAVEPAC, Montgomery.
$7,000 – Community Choice Financial, Nashville, TN; Paul Claborn, Albertville.
$6,000 – AT&T Alabama PAC, Montgomery; Facebook Inc., Menlo Park, CA.
$5,500 – Pride PAC II, Tuscaloosa.
$5,250 – Pat Courington Jr., Albertville.
$5,000 – 3t LLC, Montgomery; ABC Merit PAC, Birmingham; American Cast Iron Pipe Co., Birmingham; Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP PAC, Birmingham; Capitol Resources PAC, Montgomery; Cozen O’Conner Attorneys, Philadelphia, PA; Edward K. Aldag, Birmingham; Elevate Credit Service LLC, Fort Worth, TX; Eli Lilly and Co., Indianapolis, IN; Energen Corp. PAC, Birmingham; FGAPAC, Montgomery; Francisco J. Collazo, Huntsville; Good-PAC, Birmingham; Howard W. Bentley Jr., Albertville; Jemison Investment Co. Inc., Birmingham; Keith A. Bennett, Boaz; Kenneth Campbell, Troy; Koch Industries Inc., Wichita, KS; KW Container. Troy; KW Plastics, Troy; KW Plastics Recycling Division, Troy; May Pac, Birmingham; National Cement Co. of Alabama Inc., Birmingham; Red Diamond Inc.; Sanders Lead Co. Inc., Troy; Sharon Ainsworth, Guntersville; SMTG Properties LLC., Boaz; T. Michael Goodrich, Birmingham; TELPAC, Montgomery; Wayne Bentley, Albertville; Wayne Welch, Lincoln; Wiley Sanders Truck Lines Inc., Troy; William Britt Sexton, Decatur.