Sparks Considering Run for Ala. Gov.

Alabama Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks may be jumping into the race for governor with Rep. Artur Davis.

This from the Press-Register:
Alabama Agriculture Commissioner Ron Sparks is moving closer to a decision on which statewide office he'll seek in 2010.

Sparks, a Democrat, said he has narrowed his options to the races for governor or lieutenant governor. He said he plans to announce his choice by mid-March.

"If I could run for ag commissioner again, I'd do it," said Sparks, who is term-limited from running for re-election to that post. "But I do have a desire to continue serving the people of this state."

Sparks has already ruled out running against Sen. Richard Shelby in 2010, the paper says.

(H/T Swing State Project)

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