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Justice Sarah Stewart endorsed by 129 Republican judges

Stewart has received the endorsements of 80 percent of the republican judges from across the state.

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Alabama Supreme Court Justice Sarah Stewart has received the endorsements of 80 percent of the republican judges from across the state in her campaign to be the next Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. 

“I worked side-by-side with Justice Stewart for 19 years, and Sarah is the only candidate in the March 5th GOP Primary who has served as a state trial court judge and sentenced convicted criminals in accordance with the law,” St. Clair County Presiding Judge Phil Seay stated. “I have always respected her as a trusted, hardworking, common sense conservative justice who follows the law and does not create it. I am proud to stand with 128 other trial judges in strongly supporting and fully endorsing Justice Sarah Stewart for Chief Justice.” 

In addition to the 129 republican judges, in recent weeks, Stewart has received public endorsements from 32 republican sheriffs and police chiefs, and 26 republican District Attorneys from across Alabama. 

“I know Justice Stewart to be an honorable Christian woman with great integrity,” Lauderdale County District Judge Carole Medley said. “She has mentored many new judges and is respected as someone who truly cares about making sure the people of Alabama have the judges and justice they deserve. I can think of no better person to be Chief Justice of our state.”  

Justice Sarah Stewart has nearly 20 years of judicial experience, including the last six years as a justice on the Alabama Supreme Court. 

“I am honored and humbled by the outpouring of support from so many of my fellow trial judges for my election as Chief,” Justice Sarah Stewart said. “Our judges work hard every day under very difficult conditions to bring justice to the people of Alabama. Their support sends a clear message that I am the right leader for the courts of Alabama.” 

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The following judges have endorsed Justice Sarah Stewart: 

District Judge Jill Ganus, Bessemer Division, Jefferson County; Presiding Judge Wes Pipes, Mobile; Circuit Judge Vickie Davis, Mobile; Circuit Judge Brandy Hambright, Mobile; Circuit Judge Walter Honeycutt, Mobile; Circuit Judge Edmond Naman, Mobile; Circuit Judge Jill Phillips, Mobile; Circuit Judge Michael Sherman, Mobile; Circuit Judge, Jay York, Mobile; Circuit Judge Mike Youngpeter, Mobile; Circuit Judge, Mike Windom, Mobile; District Judge Spiro Cheriogotis, Mobile; District Judge Linda Jenson, Mobile; District Judge Zack Moore, Mobile; District Judge Jennifer Wright, Mobile; District Judge George Zoghby, Mobile; Presiding Judge Alison Austin, Madison; Circuit Judge Chris Comer, Madison; Circuit Judge Karen Hall, Madison; Circuit Judge Ruth Ann Hall, Madison; Circuit Judge Claude Hundley, Madison; Circuit Judge Alan Mann, Madison; Circuit Judge Donna Pate, Madison; Circuit Judge Patrick Tuten, Madison; District Judge Linda Coats, Madison; District Judge Patricia Demos, Madison; District Judge Don Rizzardi, Madison; Presiding Judge Bill Bostick, Shelby; Circuit Judge Lara Alvis, Shelby; Circuit Judge Patrick Kennedy, Shelby; Circuit Judge Jonathan Spann, Shelby; District Judge Casey Duncan, Shelby; District Judge Erin Welborn, Shelby; Presiding Judge Clark Stankoski, Baldwin; Circuit Judge Carmen Bosch, Baldwin; Circuit Judge Jody Bishop, Baldwin; Circuit Judge Joe Norton, Baldwin; Circuit Judge Scott Taylor, Baldwin; District Judge Bill Scully, Baldwin; District Judge Michelle Thomason, Baldwin; Presiding Judge Daniel Pruet, Tuscaloosa; Circuit Judge Brad Almond, Tuscaloosa; Circuit Judge Allen May, Tuscaloosa; Circuit Judge Jim Roberts, Tuscaloosa; Circuit Judge Dennis Steverson, Tuscaloosa; District Judge Jim Gentry, Tuscaloosa; District Judge Joanne Jannik, Tuscaloosa; Presiding Judge Bud Turner, Calhoun, Cleburne; Circuit Judge Tim Burgess, Calhoun, Cleburne; Circuit Judge Peggy Lacher, Calhoun, Cleburne; Circuit Judge Jennifer Weems, Calhoun, Cleburne; District Judge Randy Moeller, Calhoun; District Judge Thomas Wright, Calhoun; Circuit Judge Billy Ogletree, Etowah; Circuit Judge Sonny Steen, Etowah; District Judge Will Clay, Etowah; District Judge Joe Nabors, Etowah; Circuit Judge Charles Elliott, Morgan; District Judge Shelly Waters, Morgan; District Judge Brent Craig, Morgan; Presiding Judge Greg Nicholas, Cullman; Circuit Judge Martha Williams, Cullman; District Judge Chad Floyd, Cullman; District Judge Rusty Turner, Cullman; District Judge Russell Bush, Lee; Presiding Judge Phil Seay, St. Clair; Circuit Judge Billy Weathington, St. Clair; District Judge Alan Furr; St. Clair; District Judge Robert Minor, St. Clair; Circuit Judge Butch Binford, Henry, Houston; Circuit Judge Todd Derrick, Henry, Houston; District Judge Lori Ingram, Houston; District Judge Derek Peterson, Henry; Presiding Judge Chad Wise, Limestone; Circuit Judge Matt Huggins, Limestone; District Judge Gray West, Limestone; District Judge David Puckett, Limestone; Circuit Judge Jay Mastin, Marshall; Circuit Judge Tim Riley, Marshall; District Judge Mitch Floyd, Marshall; Circuit Judge Amanda Basely, Autauga, Chilton & Elmore; District Judge Patrick Pinkston, Elmore; Presiding Judge Ben Graves, Lauderdale; Circuit Judge Will Powell, Lauderdale; District Judge Carole Medley, Lauderdale; Presiding Judge Doug Farris, Walker; District Judge Henry Allred, Walker; District Judge Allison Jones, Walker; Presiding Judge Chad Woodruff, Talladega; Circuit Judge William Hollingsworth, Talladega; District Judge Jeb Fannin, Talladega; District Judge Dale Price, Talladega; Presiding Judge Bobby Montgomery; Choctaw, Clarke & Washington; Circuit Judge Perry Newton, Choctaw, Clarke & Washington; District Judge James Morgan, Clarke; District Judge Alex Odom, Washington; District Judge Thomas Sport, Crenshaw; District Judge Craig Cargile, Bibb; Presiding Judge Isaac Wharton, Chambers, Macon, Randolph & Tallapoosa; Circuit Judge Kevin Hall, Chambers, Macon, Randolph & Tallapoosa; Circuit Judge Steven Perryman, Chambers, Macon, Randolph & Tallapoosa; Presiding Judge Shaunathan Bell, Cherokee, Dekalb; Circuit Judge Andrew Hairston, Cherokee, Dekalb; District Judge Wes Mobley, Cherokee; Presiding Judge Jeff Kelley, Coffee, Pike; Circuit Judge Shannon Clark; Coffee, Pike; District Judge Steven Curtis, Pike; District Judge Josh Wilson, Coffee; Circuit Judge Ben Bowden, Covington; Presiding Judge Sam Junkin, Fayette, Lamar & Perkins; Judge Lance Bailey, Pickens; Judge Merrell Nolen, Fayette; Judge Jacob West, Lamar; District Judge Mark Hammitte, Marion; District Judge Mike Newell, Winston; Circuit Judge Mitch Hayes, Colbert; District Judge Chad Smith, Colbert; Presiding Judge Bill Filmore, Dale, Geneva; Circuit Judge Kimberly Crawford, Dale, Geneva; District Judge Stan Garner, Dale; District Judge Stuart Smith, Dale; District Judge Stephen Smith, Geneva; Presiding Judge Callie Waldrep, Lawrence; District Judge Angela Terry, Lawrence; Circuit Judge Brent Benson, Jackson; District Judge Don Word, Jackson; Presiding Judge Greg Reid, Blount; Presiding Judge Brian Hamilton, Franklin; District Judge Melody Walker, Cleburne.

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