Fair Campaign Practices Act

Former District 26 Senator David Burkette Arrested

On Thursday, September 3, Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the arrest of former State Senator David Burkette. Burkette accused of violating the Fair Campaign Practices Act resigned from his position as senator on Tuesday, September 1. Burkette, 63, of Montgomery, charged with failing to deposit campaign contributions into his campaign checking account, a violation of Ala. Code § 17-5-6 (1975)….