- See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010
Bussman defeated opponents Tom Beason and Patricia McGriff in the June 1 primary, receiving 7,061 votes to McGriff's 5,079 and Beason's 4,565. He then defeated Patricia McGriff in the July 13 primary runoff election, receiving 7,489 votes to McGriff's 6,334. He now faces incumbent Democrat Zebulon Little in the November 2 general election.
- Paul Bussman's campaign website
- List of Republican candidates certified for the June 1, 2010 primary in Alabama
- Biography from Project Vote Smart