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BCA endorses 22 state legislative candidates

The Business Council of Alabama, through its political arm ProgressPAC, has endorsed 22 additional candidates for the Legislature.

This is the BCA’s third round of endorsements in the 2022 legislative races. It includes nominees from both major political parties – incumbents and challengers. ProgressPAC’s full list of endorsements can be viewed here.

ProgressPAC Chairman Kevin Savoy, vice president of Great Southern Wood Preserving, said the endorsed candidates would serve to support a pro-jobs agenda in the Legislature.

“Supporting candidates who are committed to leading Alabama in the fight for more jobs and a stronger business climate in our state is ProgressPAC’s main priority,” said Savoy in a release. “We are proud to endorse a diverse group of candidates who are dedicated to protecting employers, creating opportunity, and moving Alabama forward.”

ProgressPAC’s 22 newly endorsed legislative candidates are:

Alabama Senate

District 12: Keith Kelley (R)
District 19: Merika Coleman (D)
District 23: Rob Stewart (D)
District 27: Jay Hovey (R)
District 31: Josh Carnley (R)

Alabama House of Representatives

District 4: Parker Moore (R)
District 12: Corey Harbison (R)
District 13: Matt Woods (R)
District 15: Leigh Hulsey (R)
District 29: Mark Gidley (R)
District 32: Barbara Boyd (D)
District 40: Chad Robertson (R)
District 45: Susan DuBose (R)
District 47: Mike Shaw (R)
District 54: Neil Rafferty (D)
District 56: Ontario Tillman (D)
District 57: Patrick Sellers (D)
District 68: Thomas Jackson (D)
District 72: Curtis Travis (D)
District 76: Penni McClammy (D)
District 92: Matthew Hammett (R)
District 94: Jennifer Fidler (R)

The general election is Nov. 8.

Dylan Smith is the editor of Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @DylanSmithAL

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