Republican Robert Bentley Wins Alabama Governor

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Republican Robert Bentley has won Alabama's election for governor.

An Associated Press analysis of early returns Tuesdsay night showed the retired Tuscaloosa physician defeating Democrat Ron Sparks.

Bentley ran on a platform of not taking a salary as governor until Alabama's unemployment returns to normal. He also proposed using tax breaks to create jobs and promised to call a special session of the Legislature to enact ethics laws.

Bentley will replace two-term Republican Gov. Bob Riley in January. His victory is the sixth by the GOP in the last seven elections for Alabama governor.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by mici Location: Houston Co on Nov 3, 2010 at 03:32 AM
    I am ashamed to live here now. Makes me sick to my stomach.COngrats to the idiots who voted for this. Just another Riley. Let's see if he really will back a people's vote for Bingo like he said.DOubt it. IF you do not have a job now looks like you won't have one for the next 4 years either.
  • by guest on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:58 PM
    How could they say bentley won before votes were in?????????????
  • by guest on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:55 PM
    now we get more of Riley. oh yeah bentley don't forget to take care of rileys children.
  • by helen on Nov 2, 2010 at 09:16 PM
    OMG ANOTHER RILEY
  • by Ashley Register Location: BONIFAY on Nov 2, 2010 at 07:42 PM
    i dont see how the run of is to close to call
  • by Dick Location: Dothan on Nov 2, 2010 at 07:35 PM
    The Riley clone wins so no changes in the control of Alabama. Must be time to move where they want jobs and better schools.
  • by POLLY Location: SLOCOMB AL on Nov 2, 2010 at 07:31 PM
    BOBBY BRIGHT IS ANOTHER PROVEN CROOK THAT SQUEAKED THRU THE SYSTEM AND SHOULD HAVE BEEN TAKEN OUT.NEED TO HAVE TERM LIMITS JUST BECAUSE OF SNEAKS LIKE THIS.IT IS SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY NOT A CAREER
  • by GUEST on Nov 2, 2010 at 07:29 PM
    This election is fixed
  • by polly Location: slocomb al on Nov 2, 2010 at 07:28 PM
    THIS WAS A BACKWARDS STEP FOR AL,THESE OLDER PEOPLE ARE DETERMINED TO KEEP JOBS OUT,COUNTRY CROSSROADS HAS A RITE TO BRING JOBS TO AL, AND JUST LIKE OBAMA BENTLY WILL CONTINUE TO STOP PROGRESS UNDER THE NAME OF RELIGIOUS VALUES. THE BIGGEST CHURCHES IN THIS TOWN ARE A POLITICAL NETWORK FOR ALL TYPES OF UNDERHANDED BUSINESS. AND ALL DONE IN GOD'S NAME TILL THIS HYPOCRACY IS STOPPED! AL,WILL CONTINUE TO RANK IN THE BOTTOM OF THE EDUCATION POOL. WHILE MONEY SPENT ON FARMERS SUBSIDIES, GO WASTED ON CROPS THAT DON'T GET GROWN AND THE FARMER SITS A DRINKS BEER AND COLLECT. THAT MONEY COULD FURTHER AL EDUCATION PROGRAMS. AND GET THESE BUMS OFF THE ECONOMY AND PRODUCTIVE. WHILE OUR CHILDREN SUFFER AT THE HANDS OF A DEFUNCT EDUCATION SYSTEM AND DHR SYSTEM
  • by helen on Nov 2, 2010 at 07:17 PM
    THIS ELECTION IS FIXED....THANKS FOR NOTHIN RILEY YOU..................
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