Lottery rejected in Alabama one more time…

Reminder: I am pro-lottery, pro-sports betting, pro-table gaming.

Why did it die?

Democrats wanted casino gambling, Republicans did not…

It should of died because the people have continuously rejected people who pushed for a lottery.

Siegelman…

2002 gubernatorial election, Alabama
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bob Riley 672,225 49.2 +7.1
Democratic Don Siegelman (incumbent) 669,105 49.0 -8.9
Libertarian John Sophocleus 23,272 1.7 +1.7
Turnout 1,367,053

Sparks…

2010 gubernatorial election, Alabama[28]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Robert J. Bentley 860,472 57.9% +0.5
Democratic Ron Sparks 625,710 42.1% -0.5
Turnout 1,486,182 100%

Griffith….

Alabama gubernatorial election, 2014[27]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert J. Bentley (Incumbent) 750,231 63.56
Democratic Parker Griffith 427,787 36.24
Total votes 1,180,413 100

Win an election and then let’s talk…

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