2017) Alabama - Maine · 2018 Senate Overview (July 7

2018 Senate Overview (July 7, 2017) Alabama – Maine

2018 Senate Overview (July 7, 2017) Alabama – Maine

ALABAMA – Luther Strange (R) appointed 2017. Special Election. GOP Gov. Robert Bentley appointed state Attorney General Luther Strange to the seat after Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions was confirmed as President Donald Trump’s attorney general. The appointment was controversial considering Strange’s office was investigating the governor for alleged improper use of state funds regarding an extramarital relationship. Bentley resigned on April 10 over the controversy and was succeeded by Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey, who scheduled the Senate special election for this year. The primary is scheduled for August 15, with a September 26 runoff between the top two finishers if…

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