Steve Marshall qualifies for Alabama Attorney General race

Steve Marshall
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall officially qualified to run for the office Attorney General on Friday.

Marshall was appointed in February 2017 by then governor Robert Bentley to replace Luther Strange as Attorney General.

“I want Alabama to know that the office of Attorney General will not shy away from any challenges, and will be on the forefront of the major issues that continue to challenge our state,” stated Marshall.

According to Marshall’s Facebook, he is looking forward to “four full years standing up for Alabama’s values, solving the opioid crisis, defending faith, fighting federal overreach, and supporting the rights of everyone (including the unborn).” He has also expressed interest in fighting violent crime and human trafficking.

Marshal served as district attorney in Marshall County Ala. for 16 years. He built a strong reputation of fighting crime and was instrumental in the passage of state legislation to track the sale of ingredients used to produce crystal meth. Marshall also took a lead role supporting the passage of the Brody Act which has made it possible to prosecute criminals for two crimes if they kill or injure an unborn baby during an attack on the mother. Marshall also serves as co-chair of Governor Kay Ivey’s Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council.

Steve and his wife, Bridgette, have a daughter named Faith and currently reside in Albertville, Ala.