A new Ask Alabama poll from Auburn University says 68% support a lottery and 60% back video gambling to boost state budgets and education spending.
Details, the questions and methodology can be viewed here.
Supporters of a constitutional amendment dealing with electronic bingo will count votes over the weekend, leading up to Tuesday’s session. Sen. Hank Erwin (R-Montevallo), a gambling foe and candidate for Lieutenant Governor, says a large anti-gambling rally is expected Tuesday afternoon in Montgomery. Rep. John Rogers (D-Birmingham) vows “busloads” of gambling supporters will be mobilized and arriving in the capital city as well.
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