ALABASTER — Russell Bedsole, candidate for Alabama State House of Representatives District 49, has received the endorsement of the Alabama Association of Realtors® (AAR), the largest statewide organization of real estate professionals.

“After 22 years in law enforcement, Russell Bedsole understands how protecting our families, homes, and private property rights leads to safer, thriving communities. He will be a strong advocate for the citizens of District 49 in the State House,” says Jeremy Walker, CEO of the Alabama Association of Realtors®.

Russell Bedsole said, “I am very appreciative to receive the endorsement of the Alabama Association of Realtors®. The Realtors® of our great state are extremely hardworking and play a vital role in helping build and promote our communities.”

A runoff election for the District 49 seat will be held on September 1.

Bedsole has been elected twice by the citizens of Alabaster to represent Ward 5 on the Alabaster City Council. During his time of service, Alabaster has benefited from positive economic growth, a first-class school system, and a high quality of life. He has also received endorsements from the Shelby County Fraternal Order of Police, Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Alabama State Fraternal Order of Police, Conservation Alabama, and the Alabama Firefighter’s Association.

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