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BCA backs Brinyark in District 16 runoff

With an open seat in the Alabama House awaiting a special runoff to effectively determine who will fill it, House District 16 is hotly contested.

Today, the Business Council of Alabama’s ProgressPAC announced its endorsement for Bryan Brinyark. The group said Brinyark has a commitment to its pro-jobs mission and a track record in public service. 

Brinyark has served as Centreville municipal judge for the City of Centreville since 2005 and served in the same capacity for the City of Brent and the Town of Woodstock. He  substitutes as a municipal judge for Tuscaloosa while working as a partner attorney with Brinyark & Frederick. 

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“ProgressPAC remains steadfast in its commitment to be the voice of Alabama’s businesses by endorsing candidates with the vision and determination to improve the business climate across the state,” said ProgressPAC Chairman Mark Drew.

“We are proud to endorse candidates who are dedicated to leading Alabama toward stronger communities and continued growth.”

A graduate of Central High School, Brinyark received his bachelor’s degree from Alabama in 1990 and attained his juris doctorate in 1993.

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District 16 is north of Tuscaloosa and west of Birmingham, encompassing parts of Fayette, Jefferson, and Tuscaloosa counties. 

Voters are set to cast their ballots for the Alabama House District 16 special primary runoff Oct. 24. The subsequent general election is set for Jan. 9, 2024.

Grayson Everett is the state and political editor for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @Grayson270

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