Here’s everyone the Alabama Farmers Federation has endorsed for the 2018 midterm elections

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Alabama farmers are a force to be reckoned with when it comes to elections.

Contributing $5 billion to the state’s agricultural industry, and operating on nearly nine million acres of land within the state; an endorsement from the political arm of the Alabama Farmers Federation, the Farm PAC, can carry major weight in an election cycle.

Founded in 1921, the federation has grown to more than 360,000 members; the group focuses its attention on  sending a powerful message, to the Statehouse in Montgomery and Capitol Hill in Washington.

Here are the candidates who Farm PAC (the political arm of the ALFA) has endorsed who they believe have the best pro-farm record and attitude:

U.S. Congress

  • District 1: Bradley Byrne
  • District 2: Martha Roby
  • District 3: Mike Rogers
  • District 4: Robert Aderholt
  • District 5: Mo Brooks
  • District 6: Gary Palmer
  • District 7: Terry Sewell

Statewide races

  • Governor: Kay Ivey
  • Lt. Governor: Will Ainsworth
  • Secretary of State: John Merrill
  • State Treasurer: John McMillan
  • Attorney General: Steve Marshall*
  • State Auditor: Jim Zeigler
  • Commissioner of  Agriculture and Industries: Rick Pate

Public Service Commission

  • Place 1: Jeremy Oden
  • Place 2: Chris “Chip” Beeker Jr.

Alabama Supreme Court

  • Chief Justice: Tom Parker*
  • Place 2: Tommy Bryan
  • Place 3: Will Sellers*
  • Place 4: Jay Mitchell

Court of Civil Appeals

  • Place 1: Christy Edwards 
  • Place 2: Chad Hanson*
  • Place 3: Terry A. Moore*

Court of Criminal Appeals

  • Place 1: Richard Minor
  • Place 2: Chris McCool
  • Place 3: Bill Cole

* = denotes change from the primary endorsements

The updated list of State House and Senate endorsements can be found here.

The group has also thrown their support behind State Constitutional Amendments 1, 2 and 4.

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