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Here Are the Biggest Contributors to the Gubernatorial and Chief Justice Campaigns

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More than $6.5 million has been raised in the past 18 months or so to fund campaigns for the governor’s office in Alabama. Most of it has been raised on the Republican side, with Gov. Kay Ivey netting $4.49 million in her first run for a full term. Democrat Walt Maddox, now mayor of Tuscaloosa, has collected $2.08 million in cash for his race.

Following are contributions of $5,000 and up to the campaigns of Kay Ivey and Walt Maddox, through Oct. 29. Read more.

In Money Race, Chief Justice Candidate Vance Leads Parker in Past Week, This Year

Democrat Robert Vance raised $73,350 in cash contributions last week while Republican opponent Tom Parker collected $24,400 in their campaigns for chief justice of Alabama, the candidates reported Monday to the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office.

Vance, a Jefferson County Circuit Court judge, reported that he spent $77,610 during the period of Oct. 20 to Oct. 26. Parker, an associate justice on the Alabama Supreme Court who is seeking election as chief justice, spent $133,262 Read more.

Vance Outpaces Parker in Attempt to Put a Democrat in the Chief Justice Seat

Robert Vance, the only Democratic statewide candidate to raise more money than a Republican opponent in this year’s general election, far out-distanced GOP nominee Tom Parker in collections and expenditures in early October.

Vance listed itemized cash contributions of $140,985 for the period of Oct. 1-12, bringing his total for the campaign to $963,948, according to reports filed Monday with the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office. He has spent $831,027, including $570,888 so far in October, and reported an account balance of $132,920.

Parker reported contributions of $1,050 and expenditures of $63,589 for the period. Since the election cycle began last year, Parker has raised $592,927 and spent $500,134, mostly toward winning the GOP primary earlier this year. He has an account balance of $119,425. Read more.

Democrat Vance Tops GOP Candidate Parker in Race for Chief Justice

Democrat Robert Vance raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Republican Tom Parker in September and maintains a significant financial advantage as the race for chief justice of Alabama enters its final month.

Vance, a Circuit Court judge in Birmingham, collected $165,425 in itemized cash contributions last month, raising his total for the campaign to $810,547, he reported this week to the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office.

Parker, a member of the Alabama Supreme Court who is seeking to move into the chief justice’s chair, reported contributions of $65,200 in September. His total since the campaign began last year is $591,877. Read more.

Stuart Trumps Parker in Fundraising for Chief Justice Race

Incumbent Lyn Stuart has raised more than three times the amount collected by opponent Tom Parker in the campaign for the Republican nomination for chief justice of Alabama.

Stuart’s monthly report to the Secretary of State’s office, filed Wednesday, showed receipts of $155,000 during April, bringing her total since the campaign began last year to $697,655. She filed a supplemental report on Thursday showing an additional contribution of $65,000.

Parker’s April report listed $500 in contributions. He has raised $213,750 throughout the campaign.
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