FARMERS FEDERATION ANNOUNCES POLITICAL ENDORSEMENTS
MONTGOMERY, Ala, -- The political action committee of the Alabama Farmers Federation (Farm-PAC) has announced its endorsements for the March 13 primary election and the Nov. 6 general election.
|Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Chuck Malone, center, received the endorsement of Farm-PAC, the political action committee of the Alabama Farmers Federation, when PAC trustees met this week. Malone is pictured with Alabama Farmers Federation President Jerry Newby, right, and Federation Executive Director Paul Pinyan.|
Farm-PAC Advisory Trustees, who are farmers from throughout the state, met Nov. 16 at the Federation headquarters in Montgomery. The Farm-PAC executive committee approved the recommendations of the Farm-PAC Committee at its meeting Thursday.
Several candidates seeking the Federation's endorsement spoke before the committee and answered questions from members prior to the committee's endorsement recommendations.
Endorsements were not made in every race, but candidates who received the Federation's recommendation were:
• Supreme Court Chief Justice -- Chuck Malone
• Supreme Court Justice, Place 1 -- Tommy Bryan
• Supreme Court Justice, Place 2 -- Lyn Stuart
• Supreme Court Justice, Place 3 -- Glenn Murdock
• Supreme Court Justice, Place 4 -- Jim Main
• Court of Criminal Appeals Judge, Place 1 -- Sam Welch
• Court of Criminal Appeals Judge, Place 2 -- Liles Burke
• Court of Criminal Appeals Judge, Place 3 -- Michael Joiner
• Court of Civil Appeals Judge, Place 1 -- Craig Pittman
• Court of Civil Appeals Judge, Place 2 -- Terri Thomas
• Court of Civil Appeals Judge, Place 3 -- Terry Moore
• Public Service Commission President -- Twinkle Cavanaugh
• State Board of Education, District 1 -- Tracy Roberts
• State Board of Education, District 3 -- Stephanie Bell
• State Board of Education, District 7 -- Gary Warren
All endorsements will be listed in Neighbors and Friends & Family magazines prior to the November general election.
The Alabama Farmers Federation is the state's largest farm organization with more than 400,000 members.