By Ty Watwood
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Alabama Republican Party on Tuesday released final numbers showing Dr. Robert Bentley with a 167 votes lead over Tim James in the race for Alabama Governor.
Here are the final numbers:
- Bradley Byrne: 137,448 votes, 27.89%
- Robert Bentley: 123,960 votes, 25.15%
- Tim James: 123,793 votes, 25.12%
- Roy Moore: 95,163 votes
- Bill Johnson: 8,362 votes
- Charles Taylor: 2,622 votes
- James Potts: 1,549 votes
Bentley was leading by 208 votes before today's certification. Tim James has indicated that he will ask for a recount, which will cost his campaign as much as $600,000.
The winner of the July 13 runoff will face Ron Sparks in the November general election.