Former AL Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb announces run for governor

Former AL Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb announces run for governor

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb will seek the governor's office in the 2018 election cycle, she confirmed Wednesday.

She released a statement that reads:

It's time the people of Alabama had an elected representative who is honest. Not just honest in personal life or business life, but with finances, with how they conduct themselves in office and with how they uphold solemn oaths taken. Oaths sworn to uphold the Constitution and serve their fellow citizens rather than themselves. It is time for honesty in every branch of our government.  And it's time for our representatives to actually put people ahead of their political party and their own personal politics.  It is definitely time for that.  But it is also time for something more significant and perhaps more difficult for politicians.  It is time that someone was honest about the real challenges we face as a state.  We're near 50th in all the good categories and 1st in all the bad ones.  It is time for honesty about what we need to do to move Alabama in the right direction.  We deserve the facts.  We deserve the truth.  We deserve progress. This requires honest leadership.

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