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 [...]

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 [...]

Sparks: “The state of Alabama is broke…”

By Bob Howell – WSFA 12 News 12 Montgomery, AL During an interview on WSFA 12 News Alabama Live, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ron Sparks said, “The state of Alabama is broke.¬† I am a candidate for governor that’s trying to find some solutions to the problems we have in Alabama.” For Sparks, the quickest and [...]

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. [...]

Bob Riley: Obama Speech “Disappointing”

Gov. Bob Riley says the president “understands how hard people are being hit” along the Gulf Coast. Riley says he watched the president during his visit to Alabama this week. And that’s why he calls last night’s speech “disappointing.” This morning on FOX6 News Good Day Alabama, Riley said it was disappointing to see the [...]

Ron Sparks Addresses His Supporters

Around 8:45 Ron Sparks made an appearance at his election return party held at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Montgomery. Here is video of his speech.

Election Return Party Video

Gubernatorial candidates Tim James, Roy Moore, Bradley Byrne, and Ron Sparks all chose to hold their election return parties in the capital city. Here is some early video from their campaign parties. More videos will come later in the evening.