Former Alabama state Sen. Roger Bedford endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox on Friday, calling the Tuscaloosa mayor a "fresh face we need in Montgomery."
"I know first-hand that Walt Maddox has what it takes," Bedford said in a statement released by the Maddox campaign. "He has a proven record in Tuscaloosa and is a new fresh face we need in Montgomery. He has the knowledge, demeanor, and work ethic to make a difference and will make us proud to call him our governor."
Bedford was a state senator representing northwest Alabama for 20 years, from 1994 to 2014, and served as minority leader from 2011 to 2013. He ran for U.S. Senate in 1996 but lost to Jeff Sessions.Continue reading on AL.com