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September Referendum
5:11 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Gov. Bentley Succeeds Where Predecessors Failed

Governor Bentley succeeds where previous two governors failed.
governor.alabama.gov Office of the Governor

Gov. Robert Bentley has done something neither of Alabama's last two governors could do: Get voters to turn out in a special election to pass a major initiative defining their administrations.


Bentley said the constitutional amendment withdrawing money from the Alabama Trust Fund didn't involve moral issues like Gov. Don Siegelman's lottery vote in 1999 or tax increases like Gov. Bob Riley's $1.2 billion tax plan in 2003.

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