lieutenant governor race http://apr.org en Folsom Says Paperwork No Indication He's Running http://apr.org/post/folsom-says-paperwork-no-indication-hes-running <p></p><p>Former Lt. Gov. Jim Folsom Jr. says he's not planning to run for lieutenant governor even though he filed paperwork creating a campaign committee for this year's race.</p><p>Folsom said Monday the filing on Friday was required by Alabama's new campaign finance law because he has a small balance left from his 2010 campaign.</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 22:09:44 +0000 The Associated Press 46125 at http://apr.org Folsom Says Paperwork No Indication He's Running $5 Donation Becomes Issue In Alabama Race http://apr.org/post/5-donation-becomes-issue-alabama-race <p></p><p>Five dollars has become an issue in the race for lieutenant governor.</p><p>Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey's campaign treasurer, Will Sellers, made a $5 donation Tuesday to her Republican primary opponent, Stan Cooke. Sellers sent the money through Cooke's campaign website hours after candidates for statewide office were supposed to suspend fundraising.</p><p>Cooke says it was a deliberate attempt to trap him.</p><p>Sellers says he noticed that Cooke's website was still accepting donations after the cutoff, and he decided to have some fun by making a small donation.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 22:02:35 +0000 The Associated Press 45040 at http://apr.org $5 Donation Becomes Issue In Alabama Race