Sparks & Bentley: Raw & Unscripted

You are going to see something this week (Tuesday & Wednesday Oct 5th & 6th at 9:30 PM) that you never get to see on television news.”   You’re going to see your candidates for governor raw, unscripted, and behind the scenes wearing a TV news microphone out on the campaign trail for hour after hour. [...]

Who Are These Guys? (Bentley & Sparks)

WHO ARE THESE GUYS? Do you feel like you don’t really know the two men who are running for Alabama Governor yet? You see their campaign commercials. You see 15 second sound bites on the news. And maybe you have even seen one of their debates. But, I’ve talked to plenty of people who say [...]

Air War: Bentley and Sparks With New Commercials

In case you missed it, Ron Sparks says he’s not a doctor. The Democratic nominee for governor says he knows What’s Ailing Alabama? in his new :30 spot. The man who is a doctor in this campaign, Republican nominee Robert Bentley, has also rolled out a new :30 commercial, I Love My Patients. The general [...]

Rasmussen: Bentley Maintains 20-Point Lead

Democratic nominee for governor Ron Sparks dismisses Rasmussen Reports as a Republican pollster surveying Republicans for Republicans, but the latest Rasmussen Reports survey keeps GOP nominee Robert Bentley comfortably in front. Sparks, who boasts he is gaining in a survey by the AEA’s polling wing, remains 20-points down in the RAS survey. The latest poll  [...]

Air Wars: Sparks Runs First Commercial of Fall

Both candidates in the race for governor have unveiled new campaign spots this week. Republican nominee Robert Bentley talks illegal immigration in “I Will Not Wait.” In “Chance,” Democratic nominee Ron Sparks focuses on… wait for it! An education lottery. Sparks hosts former president Bill Clinton today at a $1,000-a-person fundraiser at Birmingham’s The Summit [...]

Bentley: Short-Term, Long-Term Plans for Job Creation

Republican nominee for governor Robert Bentley likes the results of his continuing “picture poll.” The Tuscaloosa dermatologist says the people who come up to shake his hand or get a photograph or an autograph shows, in his mind, support is building. Polling by Rasmussen Reports in recent weeks suggests the same. Bentley, who has pledged [...]

Bill Clinton Campaigns for Ron Sparks

The Ron Sparks campaign says former president Bill Clinton will come to Birmingham this week for a fundraiser. The $1,000-a-person event takes place at the Summit Club in downtown Birmingham Thursday at 1pm. It is billed as a discussion of “creating jobs and moving Alabama forward” in the campaign email. The Democratic nominee for governor [...]

Robert Bentley: New Spot and Bigger Lead in RAS Poll

Dr. Robert Bentley launched the first in what his campaign calls a series of television commercials focusing on job creation in the state. It’s Time showcases his 2010 Reemployment Act and vows to create and protect Alabama jobs. The latest Rasmussen Reports survey meanwhile shows Bentley’s biggest lead yet in a general election matchup with [...]

Rasmussen: Bentley Leads Sparks by 20%

Rasmussen Reports shows Republican lawmaker Robert Bentley leading Democratic Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks 55%-35% among likely Alabama voters. The survey conducted July 22nd shows Bentley with a 3 to 1 edge among independents. Similar to an Alabama Senate survey released yesterday, if you think the economy is improving you’re more likely to support the Democrat. [...]

New Robert Bentley Spot

Rep. Robert Bentley launches a new TV spot today. Own Two Feet comes eight days before the Republican runoff for governor. Follow Rick Journey’s blog here.