John Merrill Secretary of State run http://apr.org en Alabama Secretary Of State Race Drawing Candidates http://apr.org/post/alabama-secretary-state-race-drawing-candidates <p>The election to replace outgoing Secretary of State Beth Chapman is turning into a contest.</p><p>Crenshaw County Probate Judge Jim Perdue has joined state Rep. John Merrill of Tuscaloosa in the Republican primary. Former Montgomery County Probate Judge Reese McKinney says he plans to run as a Republican and will kick off his campaign in a few days.</p><p>No Democrat has announced yet.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:03:56 +0000 The Associated Press 32945 at http://apr.org Alabama Secretary Of State Race Drawing Candidates Rep. John Merrill Running for Secretary of State http://apr.org/post/rep-john-merrill-running-secretary-state <P>State Rep. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:59:06 +0000 The Associated Press 23947 at http://apr.org Rep. John Merrill Running for Secretary of State