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Alabama Farmers Federation endorses Trump, Tuberville and Cavanaugh


Monday, the Alabama Farmers Federation’s political action committee, FarmPAC, announced endorsements for the 2020 elections.

Notable endorsements included endorsing Donald J. Trump (R) for President of the United States, former Auburn football Coach Tommy Tuberville (R) for U.S. Senate, and Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh for another term as Public Service Commission President.

The FarmPAC endorsements were made collectively by a committee that included more than 100 Federation leaders including representatives from all 67 Alabama counties gathered in Montgomery to hear from the candidates and make endorsement recommendations.

Federation President Jimmy Parnell said that the meeting is among the most important held by the state’s largest farm organization and aligns with its founding mission.

“Alabama Farmers Federation was founded to give farmers a voice in the political process and to advocate for issues important to rural families,” Parnell said. “Candidates are eager to meet with this group because they understand the value of the FarmPAC endorsement. As representatives of rural communities across this state, these county leaders reflect the values, concerns and hopes of many Alabamians.”

“Honored to be endorsed by farmers throughout our state…Thank you Alabama Farmers Federation!” Cavanaugh said on social media.

The Chairman of FarmPAC is Steve Dunn of Conecuh County.

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Dunn said that the Federation encourages voters to study the issues and candidates prior to the election.

“It’s important for Alabama voters to be engaged in the electoral process,” Dunn said. “We encourage members to exercise their right to vote, regardless of their political preference, and to consider these FarmPAC endorsements when they go to the polls.”

Those endorsed by FarmPAC were:

Donald Trump — President

Tommy Tuberville — U.S. Senate

Brad Mendheim, Alabama Supreme Court, Place 2

Bill Thompson, Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, Place 1

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Matt Fridy, Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, Place 2

Mary Windom, Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 1

Beth Kellum, Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2

Twinkle Cavanaugh, Alabama Public Service Commission President

FarmPAC did not make endorsements in every race.

The endorsements approved at Tuesday’s meeting will carry through the primary to the general election. FarmPAC reserves the option to make additional endorsements at a later date.

FarmPAC endorsed 163 candidates in the 2018 election, 161 of them were

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Tuberville is in a hard fought race with five other GOP candidates for the Senate seat currently held by Doug Jones (D). Tuberville addressed the farmers in St. Clair County in August.

Tuberville addresses St. Clair Farmer’s Federation


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Brandon Moseley is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.



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