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      Primary election: Robert Bentley wins GOP nomination for governor in landslide

      Incumbent Robert Bentley has easily won the Republican nomination for governor.
      MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Incumbent Robert Bentley has easily won the Republican nomination for governor.{}{} {}Unofficial election returns from the Republican primary Tuesday night show Bentley with 88 percent of the vote with 2 percent of precinct reporting statewide. Former Morgan County Commissioner Stacy George is polling 7 percent and retired Scottsboro businessman Bob Starkey has 5 percent.[Click here for complete coverage of primary election results]{}{} {}Bentley celebrated his victory in Tuscaloosa. He said the strong vote indicates that people like him and appreciate the work he has done.{}{} {}Bentley advances to the general election Nov. 4 against former U.S. Rep. Parker Griffith. who defeated Fayette businessman Kevin Bass in the Democratic primary for governor.
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