Adam Thompson http://apr.org en Crowded Field for State Auditor http://apr.org/post/crowded-field-state-auditor <p>The Republican race for state auditor features four candidates seeking to replace Republican Sam Shaw.</p><p>There's former Public Service Commission member Jim Zeigler of Mobile, who calls himself "Mr. 49 Percent" because he's lost so many close races.</p><p></p><p>There's also retired Shelby County businessman Dale Peterson, who became an Internet sensation in 2010 with his video where he carried a gun and promised to run the thugs out of Montgomery.</p> Sat, 10 May 2014 15:26:38 +0000 Associated Press 51700 at http://apr.org Crowded Field for State Auditor 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 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