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Dawson announces state bus tour ahead of GOP primary

Brandon Moseley

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Wednesday morning, Scott Dawson announced “The Time is Now” bus tour which he predicted will rally grassroots conservative voters by sweeping every corner of the state ahead of the June 5th primary.

Beginning on Tuesday, May 29th, the tour will involve six days of stops canvassing thirty-seven counties. Each day will be capped with a rally bringing in local pastors, leaders, entertainment, and special guests.

“We don’t have special interest money paying for our television ads, but ads don’t vote, grassroots voters do and that’s why I’m going to them,” Dawson said Wednesday. “The time is now to stop electing the same politicians who’ve failed us for decades and the time is now to show the world that Alabama can and must move beyond our state’s failing status quo.”

“June 5th will decide the direction of the future, and I’m calling on all hard-working Alabamians to flock to the polls and elect a leader who refuses to play the political games that have failed us for so long,” Dawson said. “I’m ready to get to work for the people, defend the right to life, end sanctuary cities, fight for Alabama businesses, replace Common Core with common sense, fight for our Second Amendment rights, and make Alabama the best it can possibly be for everyone.”

“The Time is Now” bus tour plans to stop in the following counties. Additional details will be released in the near future.

On Tuesday, Tuscaloosa, Bibb, Clarke, Mobile, and Baldwin Counties.
On Wednesday, Escambia, Covington, Geneva, Houston, Dale, Barbour, and Pike Counties.
On Thursday, Montgomery, Lee, Elmore, Autauga, Chilton, Tallapoosa, and Shelby Counties.
On Friday, Cullman, Walker, Marion, Winston, Lauderdale, Colbert, Morgan, and Limestone Counties.
On Saturday, Madison, Jackson, Dekalb, Marshall, Etowah, and Blount Counties.

The Dawson campaign is promising to provide additional details will be released in the near future.
Dawson is in a very tight Republican primary field.

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Gov. Kay Ivey has led in every poll throughout despite efforts by her primary opponents to raise questions about her health and her refusal to participate in any debates.

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One Democratic state legislator, Patricia Todd, even questioned Ivey’s sexual preferences. Ivey could win the primary without a runoff. Dawson is hoping to do well enough not only to force a runoff but also be the other candidate in that runoff.

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and state Senator Bill Hightower from Mobile are also running in the June 5 primary.

Dawson is a Birmingham based evangelist, who grew up in Ensley but went on to Samford. He is a frequent contributor to the popular Rick and Bubba radio program that can be heard in almost every market in the state.

Brandon Moseley is a senior reporter with six and a half years at Alabama Political Reporter. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Facebook.

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