State Auditor http://apr.org en Secretary Of State Endorses Employee For Auditor http://apr.org/post/secretary-state-endorses-employee-auditor <P>Outgoing Secretary of State Beth Chapman has endorsed one of her employees, Adam Thompson, for state auditor.</P> <P>In a statement Thursday, Chapman said Thompson was her right hand when she served as state auditor from 2003 to 2007, and he is the only candidate with experience in the auditor's office. Thompson currently works in the secretary of state's office.</P> <P>He faces Anniston attorney Ray Bryan in the Republican primary on June 3, 2014. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:41:09 +0000 The Associated Press 34829 at http://apr.org Secretary Of State Endorses Employee For Auditor Birmingham Democrat Running Again For Ala. Auditor http://apr.org/post/birmingham-democrat-running-again-ala-auditor <P>Democrat Miranda Joseph of Birmingham is making another run for state auditor.</P> <P>Joseph ran against Republican incumbent Samantha Shaw in 2010 and lost. She has filed papers with the state to run again in 2014, when Shaw won't be on the ballot.</P> <P>Joseph has created a campaign website and says she plans a formal kickoff soon. She is stressing her work as a certified internal auditor. Joseph filed a report with the state last week saying she had not yet raised or spent $25,000 on her campaign. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 22:01:49 +0000 The Associated Press 33961 at http://apr.org Birmingham Democrat Running Again For Ala. Auditor Legislation Proposes Ala. State Property Database http://apr.org/post/legislation-proposes-ala-state-property-database <P>An Alabama state lawmaker has pre-filed legislation that would require the state auditor to keep a searchable public database listing any piece of personal property owned by the state and valued at $500 or more.</P> <P>Homewood Republican Rep. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 23:07:29 +0000 The Associated Press 23507 at http://apr.org Legislation Proposes Ala. State Property Database 1st Candidate Announces For Alabama State Auditor http://apr.org/post/1st-candidate-announces-alabama-state-auditor <P>The race for state auditor in 2014 has begun.</P> <P>Adam Thompson, the deputy chief of staff or Alabama's secretary of state, announced Wednesday that he will run as a Republican for auditor. The current auditor, Samantha Shaw, has served two terms and can't run again. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:47:51 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 21317 at http://apr.org 1st Candidate Announces For Alabama State Auditor