Black Republicans in Alabama Are Getting the Party Started
Bill McCollum, Fayette County Sheriff
Bill McCollum, a candidate for Fayette County sheriff, also is a GOP convert. He switched parties in 2002, AL.com reports, and has been the chairman of the Fayette County Republican Party executive committee for more than 10 years. The retired railway special agent is making his second bid to become sheriff after a failed campaign in 2002.