Business Council of Alabama

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Business Council of Alabama
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The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) was founded in 1985 with the merger of the Alabama Chamber of Commerce and the Associated Industries of Alabama. Its approximately 5,000 members employ almost 750,000 Alabamians. The BCA is a non-profit, 501c(6) organization, with the goal of promoting business and industry interests.[1]

Campaign contributions

State Candidates


In the 2010 legislative elections, the BCA contributed $814,500 to state senate candidates in Alabama. Additionally, a total of $705,500 was donated to Assembly candidates. The BCA was the 4th and 3rd largest donor in the Senate and Assembly races, respectively.

The top five recipients of campaign contributions from the BCA in 2010 were:[2]

Candidate Amount Result

Republican Party Michael F. Bolin, Alabama Supreme Court $865,000 Approveda
Republican Party Kelli Wise, Alabama Supreme Court $420,000 Approveda
Republican Party Bradley Byrne, Governor $135,000 Defeatedd
Republican Party Paul Sanford, Senator $117,500 Approveda
Republican Party Paul Bussman, Senator $92,500 Approveda

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