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Alabama: is write-in campaign a dirty trick?

The Mobile Press Register reports: Republican Robert Bentley's gubernatorial campaign said Friday that his Democratic opponent, Ron Sparks, is behind web sites promoting write-in votes for Bentley's former GOP rival, Bradley Byrne.

"This is an obvious attempt to suppress Republican turnout," said Angi Smith, Bentley's campaign manager. "It is the latest in a long list of deceptive acts by our opponent."

Sparks spokesman Taylor Bright vigorously denied the charge, calling it a “set-up” and a “desperate, dirty trick” by the Bentley campaign.

“We had nothing to do with this,” Bright said in an e-mail. -- Read the whole story --> Bentley camp: Sparks behind Byrne write-in site | al.com

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