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Buying Time 2020 - Alabama

This page features Alabama Supreme Court television advertisements from the 2020 election cycle.

Last Updated: March 18, 2020
Published: February 27, 2020

The seats of two Alabama Supreme Court justices, Greg Shaw (R) and Brad Mendeim (R) are due to expire on January 17, 2020. A primary election for Place 1 took place on March 3, 2020 in which incumbent Greg Shaw (R) defeated Alabama State Senator Cam Ward (R). Shaw will run unopposed in the general election, which is scheduled for November 3, 2020. For Place 2, Brad Mendheim will run unopposed in the general election. 

Kantar Media/CMAG: Estimated Total TV Spending: $497,090*

  • Estimated spending by Cam Ward: $168,880
  • Estimated spending by Greg Shaw: $328,210

*Spending figures last updated March 18, 2020

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January 29 – AL Ward What I Believe

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In this ad, Cam Ward says “God, my family and my country are the three most important things in my life,” and that “judges [should] interpret the law, not the other way around.”

Sponsor: Cam Ward

Estimated Spending: $53,400


February 17 – AL Shaw Activist Judges

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This ad says that, “Justice Shaw is respected, Trump tough and, like the President, Greg Shaw is ‘one of us’”

Sponsor: Greg Shaw

Estimated Spending: $153,800


February 22 – AL Ward Conservative Warrior

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This ad says that Cam Ward “is fighting to bring cop killers to justice” and that “illegal immigrants hate him, criminals fear him.”

Sponsor: Cam Ward

Estimated Spending: $115,480


February 25 – AL Shaw Character Counts

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This ad says that Shaw is “Trump tough” and “the most conservative.”

Sponsor: Greg Shaw

Estimated Spending: $174,410