WATCH: Donald Trump Stars in Alabama’s New Voter ID and Registration Ad
Former President Donald Trump will star in a new Voter ID and registration campaign ad, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill announced Monday.
Since his first election in 2014, Merrill has made an aggressive push to see citizens in the state register to vote and receive a free voter ID card.
Merrill's office has promoted these efforts every year with an ad campaign starting some of the state's most beloved figures, including Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban and former Auburn Head Football Coach Gus Malzahn, Tuscaloosa's own Deontay Wilder and even the legendary Jimmy Buffet.
Merrill announced Monday that he landed his biggest fish yet for the annual promotional campaign in Trump, one of the most-known figures in the world today.
Trump stars in a 30-second Voter ID campaign ad, which Merrill said will begin airing in the state in March.
I'm Donald Trump and I love Alabama," the former president says at the beginning of the ad. "As many of you know, there are few issues facing our nation as election integrity and election fraud."
Trump goes on to repeat Merrill's long-standing slogan that the state must make it "easier to vote and harder to cheat."
Trump's partnership with Merrill may come as a surprise, given the Secretary of State's frequent and fervent denials of allegations from MyPillow CEO and Trump advisor Mike Lindell that cybercriminals "flipped" more than 100,000 votes cast for Trump in Alabama to count for President Joe Biden.
Check out the full ad before it airs on YouTube below.
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