Other Alabama Race Results
By Associated Press
Undated, AL – Attorney General Troy King narrowly defeated Democratic District Attorney John Tyson Junior Tuesday night to retain his post as the state's top prosecutor. Republican Beth Chapman soundly defeated incumbent Democratic Secretary of State Nancy Worley, who was struggling to keep her job in the wake of a series of court actions that cast a cloud over her performance. Alabama Public Service Commissioner Jan Cook was victorious in her fifth bid for the Place 1 seat and Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks also was re-elected. Republican State Treasurer Kay Ivey won a second term against Democrat Steve Segrest and Democrat Susan Parker handily defeated former state Representative Perry Hooper Junior in the race for the P-S-C Place 2 seat. Republican Samantha Shaw overcame Democrat Janie Baker Clarke for the state auditor position. Shaw's husband, Greg Shaw, was victorious in retaining his seat on the court of Criminal Appeals, making them the first married couple to be elected to statewide office in Alabama.