By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
Former state Sen. Tom Butler announced that he will run for Alabama state Senate District 2 in the June Republican Primary. The seat is currently held by state Sen. Bill Holtzclaw, R-Madison, who is leaving his seat to run for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional seat.
Butler served in the Senate from 1994 to 2010 as a Democrat. In the 2010 general election he was defeated by Holtzclaw 33,050-23,060.