Steve Marshall earns endorsements from 32 district attorneys statewide

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June 8, 2018 file photo, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall speaks to the House Judiciary Subcommittee [Photo Credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite]

Sitting Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has earned the support of 32 district attorneys from across the state in his bid for re-election, his campaign announced Wednesday.

Six Democrats and 26 Republicans offered Marshall their support against his opponent, Democrat Joseph Siegelman.

DA endorsements:

  1. Bill Adair, Walker County
  2. Kirke Adams, Dale & Geneva Counties
  3. Scott Anderson, Morgan County
  4. Tom Anderson, Coffee & Pike Counties
  5. Mike Anderton, Jefferson County
  6. Stephen Billy, Escambia County*
  7. Wilson Blaylock, Cullman County
  8. Robert Broussard, Madison County
  9. Pamela Casey, Blount County
  10. Christopher Connolly, Lauderdale County
  11. Kenneth Davis, Russell County*
  12. Greg Griggers, Greene, Marengo & Sumter Counties*
  13. Steve Giddens, Talladega County*
  14. Randall Houston, Autauga, Chilton & Elmore Counties
  15. Brandon Hughes, Lee County
  16. Errek Jett, Lawrence County
  17. Everette Johnson, Marshall County
  18. Brian Jones, Limestone County
  19. Patrick Jones, III, Henry & Houston Counties
  20. Jill Lee, Shelby County
  21. Brian McVeigh, Calhoun & Cleburne Counties
  22. Walt Merrell, Covington County
  23. Mike O’Dell, Cherokee & Dekalb Counties
  24. Jason Pierce, Jackson County
  25. Ben Reeves, Barbour & Bullock Counties*
  26. Ashley Rich, Mobile County
  27. Scott Slatton, Marion & Winston Counties
  28. Spencer Walker, Clarke, Choctaw & Washington Counties*
  29. Hays Webb, Tuscaloosa County
  30. Jeffrey Willis, Clay & Coosa Counties
  31. Jody Willoughby, Etowah County
  32. Robert Wilters, Baldwin County

*denotes Democratic affiliation 

“Steve Marshall is the experienced prosecutor we need in the Attorney General’s office,” said Democratic District Attorney Ben Reeves, Jr. of Barbour & Bullock counties. “He has proven his commitment to the people of Alabama over the last year and a half and I’m confident he has what it takes to work with both Republicans and Democrats as we continue to fight crime in our communities.”

Marshall served as a prosecutor and DA in Marshall County for over 15 years before becoming Attorney General. He is a past president of the Alabama District Attorneys Association and served as the state representative to the National District Attorneys Association.