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Candidates for Secretary of State, 2010


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In the Alabama Secretary of State election of 2010, held on November 2, 2010, Republican incumbent Beth Chapman easily defeated Democratic challenger Scott Gilliland. Neither candidate was opposed in the primary election.

Race tracker

Ballotpedia predicted a Republican would become Alabama's new Secretary of State.

2010 Ballotpedia Race Rankings for Alabama Secretary of State
Race Tracker Race Rating
Ballotpedia Likely Republican
Overall Call Likely Republican

General election

Results

2010 Race for Secretary of State - General Election[1]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Approveda Beth Chapman 62.3%
     Democratic Party Scott Gilliland 37.7%
Total Votes 1,451,133

Endorsements

Beth Chapman

Scott Gilliland

Finances

According to Follow the Money, the breakdown of campaign finances for each of the candidates is as follows:

Alabama Secretary of State Campaign Finance
Candidate Total Contributions
Beth Chapman[12] $164,584
Scott Gilliland[13] $13,794

June 1, 2010 primaries

See also: Alabama gubernatorial election, 2010; Alabama Attorney General election, 2010

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Finances

According to the Alabama Department of State, as of May 27, 2010, here is the breakdown of campaign finances for Chapman:

Beth Chapman Campaign Finance Reports
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions In-Kind [15] Other Sources Expenditures Cash on Hand
April 16 - May 20, 2010[16] May 25, 2010 $38,993.03 $650.00 $850.00 $0.00 $9,092.42 $30,550.61
January 1 - April 15, 2010[17] April 19, 2010 $63,260.40 $27,800.00 $0.00 $6,500.00 $58,567.37 $38,993.03
January 1 - December 31, 2009[18] February 1, 2010 $0.00 $41,572.96 $0.00 $34,000.17 $12,312.73 $63,260.40
January 1 - December 31, 2008[19] March 18, 2009 $21,016.04 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $21,016.04 $0.00

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References

  1. Alabama Secretary of State - 2010 General Election Results
  2. CBS 8 News, "Sparks Wins Endorsement of State Employees Association" 25 Aug. 2010
  3. Mobile Press-Register, "Alabama employees PAC endorses Sparks, Folsom" 24 Aug. 2010
  4. ALFA Farmers, "Farm-PAC Selects Endorsements for November Elections" 27 July, 2010
  5. Doc's Political Parlor, "ALFA Farm-PAC Announces Endorsements" 27 July, 2010
  6. Montgomery Advertiser, "Sarah Palin Endorses Martha Roby, Beth Chapman" 18 Aug. 2010
  7. The Wire, "Sarah Palin endorses Beth Chapman and Martha Roby in Alabama" 18 Aug. 2010
  8. Alabama AFL-CIO - 2010 Candidate Endorsements
  9. Roots Wire, "Alabama AFL-CIO Announces 2010 Endorsements" 11 Aug. 2010
  10. Greene County Democrat, "ANSC endorses Ron Sparks for Governor and other Democratic candidates for state office" 23 Sept. 2010
  11. Communication Workers of America - Endorsements
  12. Follow the Money.org, "Beth Chapman candidate summary," May 24, 2011
  13. Follow the Money.org, "Scott Gilliland candidate summary," May 24, 2011
  14. Birmingham News, "Alabama Secretary of State Beth Chapman seeking re-election," April 6, 2009
  15. As these are not cash contributions, they are not reflected in the reported ending balance.
  16. Alabama Department of State - Beth Chapman 10 Day Pre-Election Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  17. Alabama Department of State - Beth Chapman 45 Day Pre-Election Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  18. Alabama Department of State - Beth Chapman 2010 Annual Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary
  19. Alabama Department of State - Beth Chapman 2009 Annual Campaign Contribution Disclosure Report Summary