By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
The Birmingham News does not like Senator Scott Beason (R) from Gardendale, but some of his colleagues in the legislature are standing up for the conservative state Senator in his bid for to unseat Rep. Spencer Bachus (R) Vestavia in the United States Congress. Representatives Jim Carnes, Allen Farley, and Arthur Payne all stepped forward and publicly endorsed Sen. Beason
Rep. Allen Farley said, ‘Scott has stood up for us and did the right thing to straighten out Jefferson County.” “We need Scott Beason fighting for us in Washington.”
“Scott had the strength of character to stand up against the powerful special interests and The Birmingham News and kill the so-called Home Rule Bill, which was nothing more than a 50 to 200 million dollar tax increase on us,” said 44th District Representative Arthur Payne. I am asking that you join with me and vote for Scott Beason on March the 13th.”
Scott is not afraid to stand up for what is right and he will be a strong voice in Washington,” said 48th District Representative Jim Carns. As a state legislator and former county commissioner I know we need someone to fight for us in Washington. Scott Beason is that fighter.”
Scott Beason has also been endorsed by Eagle Forum.
Talk radio host Dr. Gina Loudon said that, “Beason has been a true leader, and at times the first legislator in the state to stand up for what’s right. When the legislature was stalling on an anti-ObamaCarebill, Beason held a Tea Party rally at the State House, and suddenly legislators were tripping over themselves trying to get to the microphone. Magically, the bill passed in an hour or so. He led the way on immigration (as he has on numerous fiscal issues) successfully. If elected, expect to frequently see Beason leading the charge on some conservative issue or another in DC.” Dr. Gina’s show appears on weekdays on 101.1 FM.
Alabama’s newly redrawn Sixth Congressional District consists of most of Blount and Jefferson Counties and all of Bibb, Coosa, and Shelby Counties.
Incumbent Representative Spencer Bachus is seeking his eleventh term in the United States Congress. Also running in the Republican Primary to represent the Sixth Congressional District is Shelby County resident and tea party activist Al Mickle and Blount County Probate Judge David Standridge. The winner of the Republican Primary will face an Alabama Democratic Party opponent in November. Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Penny Huggins Bailey from Leeds is running against attorney William “Bill” Barnes in today’s Democratic Party Primary.