The Alabama Democratic Conference officially threw their support behind Walt Maddox, which signals that Maddox is quickly becoming the favored candidate in the Democratic race for governor.
Maddox announced the endorsement on Saturday through a tweet and declared that the move is adding to his momentum in the gubernatorial race.
Through a statement after the tweet, Maddox said the endorsement was “vital” to candidates looking to win the Democratic nomination.
“Just to illustrate the power of the ADC endorsement, since 1960, no candidate has ever won the democratic primary without the endorsement of ADC and New South,” Maddox said. “I have been honored to receive the endorsement of many distinguished Alabamians, elected officials, community leaders, unions and political organizations.”
Maddox has racked up a number of endorsements in the race for governor with the latest being one from Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin on Thursday.
Similarly, Maddox received the backing of the New South Coalition and many endorsements from key Democratic lawmakers in the state.Continue reading at ALReporter.com