PELHAM, Ala. (AP) -The two-term senator announced his candidacy Sunday in Pelham.
The 60-year-old Erwin is the first Republican to announce for
next year's lieutenant governor election.
Democratic incumbent Jim Folsom Jr. is seeking re-election and remains unopposed for his party's nomination.
Erwin described himself as a senator who has pushed for
restrictions on abortion and fought new taxes and gun control.
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