Tim James puts $2 million into Ala. governor race
MONTGOMERY — Greenville businessman Tim James has made $2 million of his own money available for his Republican campaign for governor.
James filed a campaign finance report Friday showing he had given his campaign a $2 million line of credit. James has already drawn down more than $1 million of the money.
James says the personal commitment allowed him to begin his campaign early. State law doesn’t allow candidates to start taking contributions until June.