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Marshall Remains Far Ahead in Fundraising for Attorney General Race

Incumbent Republican Steve Marshall dominates Democratic challenger Joseph Siegelman in fundraising for their campaigns for Alabama attorney general.

Campaign reports the candidates filed Monday with the Secretary of State’s Office show Marshall raised $53,800 to Siegelman’s $18,658 during the period of Oct. 20 to Oct. 26. Read more.

Siegelman Tops Marshall in October Fundraising, but Marshall’s Ahead in Campaign Spending for the AG Race

Democratic challenger Joseph Siegelman has raised more in campaign contributions than Republican incumbent Steve Marshall so far in October, according to reports filed Monday with the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office.

Siegelman, son of former Gov. Don Siegelman, reported that he took in contributions of $101,474 during the first 12 days of October. Marshall, bidding for his first full term as attorney general, reported contributions of $56,000.

But Marshall far out-spent Siegelman during the period. The GOP nominee spent $106,316 to Siegelman’s $22,924. Read more.

Marshall Sweeps Up GOP Nomination for AG, Ainsworth for Lt. Gov.

Steve Marshall, who was appointed attorney general in 2017, easily held off former Attorney General Troy King on Tuesday to win the Republican nomination for the office.

In the GOP runoff for lieutenant governor, state Rep. Will Ainsworth of Guntersville defeated veteran party activist and officeholder Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh, who has served as president of the Alabama Public Service Commission since 2012.

In other races, Circuit Court Judge Sarah Hicks Stewart of Mobile secured the Republican nomination for State Supreme Court, Place 1. Christy Olinger Edwards of Montgomery won the nomination to the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals Place 1 seat. Chris McCool of Gordo took the GOP nomination for Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2. And Rick Pate is the Republican nominee as commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. Read more.

AG Ads Flood the Airwaves in Last Week of Campaign

Flooding the airwaves with ads attacking each other, Troy King and Steve Marshall have spent more than $1 million this week as their campaigns to win the Republican nomination for attorney general draw to a close.

The two will meet in Tuesday’s GOP primary runoff. The winner will face Democrat Joseph Siegelman in the November general election.

Marshall, the incumbent, has raised $551,435 and spent $734,526 this week, according to daily reports he has filed with the Secretary of State’s Office. Overall, he has collected $3.22 million in contributions and spent $3.09 million since the election cycle began last year.

King, who is trying to reclaim the office he held from 2004 to 2011, reported raising $335,100 and spending $337,449 this week. Overall, he has raised $2.26 million and spent $217 million.

Marshall and King have aired ads on television stations across the state, sparring over who is a “real” Republican and supporter of President Donald Trump. Read more.

AG Marshall Pulls in Half a Million This Month Alone; King Reports Almost $80K

Attorney General Steve Marshall has raised more than a half million dollars in campaign contributions so far this month, according to reports he filed Monday with the Secretary of State’s office.

The majority of that money, $300,000, was contributed Monday by the Washington-based RAGA Action Fund, which has given $735,000 to Marshall’s campaign since the election cycle began last year. RAGA is an affiliate of the Republican Attorney Generals Association.

Marshall and former Attorney General Troy King face off in a July 17 runoff for the Republican nomination for attorney general.

King reported raising $79,885 during the June 30-July 6 reporting period. Read more.