Former candidate Tim James eyes possible challenge to Ivey

Alabama Politics

Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Former gubernatorial candidate Tim James is considering challenging incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey in next year’s governor’s race.

The son of former Gov. Fob James said he will make a decision by the end of the year. Staking out far-right political territory, the 59-year-old toll road developer has defended people’s decisions to decline the COVID-19 vaccine.

He called transgender acceptance, critical race theory and yoga in gym class part of a “beast with three heads” threatening children.

He criticized a new law that allowed yoga in schools. Ivey’s campaign joked that it appreciated his commitment on fighting yoga.

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9/15/2021 2:25:04 PM (GMT -5:00)

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