Bentley wins Alabama governor

Published 8:33 pm Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Republican Robert Bentley has won Alabama’s election for governor.

An Associated Press analysis of early returns Tuesdsay night showed the retired Tuscaloosa physician defeating Democrat Ron Sparks.

Bentley will succeed two-term Republican Gov. Bob Riley in January. His victory is the sixth by the GOP in the last seven elections for Alabama governor.

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