INTERVIEW Senator Paul Bussman Seeks 3rd Term

by | Jan 29, 2018 | Alabama News, County News, Jefferson, Winston

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INTERVIEW Senator Paul Bussman Seeks 3rd Term As Alabama State Senator

Paul Bussman is a two-term Alabama State Senator serving all of District 4 which includes Cullman and portions of Lawrence, Marion and Winston Counties.

Senator Bussman has filed his election qualifying paperwork. He will be seeking re-election as a State Senator for another term.

In this interview, we discuss the Senator’s complex thought process surrounding another elective run, and how he plans to campaign should he be opposed in the coming election campaign. We also discuss the sacrifices not only Bussman makes, but all state house elected officials, to serve the citizens as a ‘part-time’ legislator:

There are MANY seats up for grabs in 2018 Election Season in Cullman County(along with those who have qualified so far √):

√ = Officially qualified to run for office
(i) – incumbents
(R) = Republican
(D) = Democrat

Alabama State Senator
√ District 4 – Paul Bussman (R) (i)

Alabama State Representative
District 9 – open seat
√ Scott Stadthagen (R) of Hartselle
√ James R. Bowling (R) of Battleground
√ Justin Morrow (R) of Hartselle

District 11
√ Randall Shedd (R) (i)

District 12
√ Corey Harbison (R) (i)

Associate Cullman County Commissioners
√ Place 1 – Kerry Watson (R) (i)
√ Place 2 – Garry Marchman (R) (i)

Cullman County Sheriff
√ Matt Gentry (R) (i)

Cullman County Coroner
Jeremy L. Kilpatrick (R) (i)

32nd Circuit Judge
Gregory Nicholas (R) (i)

32nd Circuit Judge
Martha Williams (R) (i)

32nd Circuit District Judge
Wells ‘Rusty’ Turner (R) (i)

32nd Circuit Clerk
Lisa McSwain (R) (i)

Cullman County Probate Judge
√ Tammy Brown (R) (i)

Cullman County Board of Education
Fairview – Open seat
√ – Bill Ballew
• Good Hope – Jason Speegle (R) (i)
√ Hanceville – Kenny Brockman (R) (i)
√ Vinemont – Mike Graves (R) (i)

Republicans wishing to qualify should contact the Cullman County Republican Party.

Democrats wishing to qualify should contact the Cullman County Democrats.

If other candidates qualify, the Primary Elections will be June 5, 2018, with the General election scheduled for November 6, 2018.

Alabama District 4

INTERVIEW Senator Paul Bussman Seeks 3rd Term As Alabama State Senator

Timothy Collins

Timothy brings an insightful holistic perspective as well as a mountain man tenacity to his various roles at Cullman Today. You can reach him at

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