Anniston Star - Wednesday Oct 18 2017

Libertarians try write-in candidate in Alabama Senate race

If you're drawing a blank in the Senate race between Roy Moore and Doug Jones, Irondale resident Ron Bishop wants you to write his name in.

“I’m not a lawyer, for one thing,” Bishop said. “I’m just a simple IT geek born and raised in Alabama. Nobody’s bought me.”

Bishop is running a write-in campaign in the special U.S. Senate election to be decided Dec. 12. Ballots across the state will carry the name of former judge Roy Moore, a religious-right icon running on the Republican ticket; and Doug Jones, a Democrat best known for winning convictions against Ku Klux Klan bombmakers during his stint as a federal prosecutor. (paywalled)

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