Retail Association makes 2020 appellate court endorsements

Alabama RetailPAC, the Alabama Retail Association’s state political action committee, has made endorsements in Alabama’s appellate court races for the 2020 election cycle.

The Alabama Retail Association believes these candidates understand retailers and will give retailers’ interests a fair hearing,” said Alabama Retail Chairman Jacob Shevin. The Retail Association closely evaluates each candidate’s record and discusses the ramifications of each race before granting its endorsement. “We are confident these candidates are the best choices for these positions,” said Alabama Retail President Rick Brown.

Incumbents are indicated with an asterisk.

For the Alabama Supreme Court, RetailPAC endorses:

Place 1, Associate Justice – Sen. Cam Ward

Place 2, Associate Justice Brad Mendheim*

For the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, RetailPAC endorses:

Place 1, Judge Bill Thompson*

Place 2, Judge – Rep. Matt Fridy

For the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, RetailPAC endorses:

Place 1, Judge Mary Windom*

Place 2, Judge Beth Kellum*

The Alabama Retail Association represents retailers, the largest private employer in the state of Alabama, before the Alabama Legislature and the U.S. Congress. Through sales of food, clothing, furniture, medicine and more, our 4,300 independent merchant and national company members touch almost every aspect of daily living. Since 1943, we’ve worked to promote what’s best for the retail industry in Alabama. Whether voicing the retail view when public policy is made, educating members about issues that impact them, negotiating rates for benefits and services or communicating the retail story, the Alabama Retail Association and its members are better together.

Nancy Dennis |