Of the 14 amendments on the back of the ballot Tuesday in Alabama, three particularly important to Calhoun County voters appeared headed for passage late Tuesday.
Life will carry on as well for Terry Howell, a Saks resident and Anniston business owner. It will be free from both international moves and muskets.
Preliminary reports show 47,970 county voters visited the polls — minus provisional ballots that will be counted next week — approaching the record 49,242 voter turnout for the 2008 presidential election.
Rogers appeared headed to re-election to the Third District seat in the House of Representatives Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Jesse T. Smith. Republican Senator Richard Shelby also strode to a quick victory Tuesday, defeating Democratic challenger Ron Crumpton.
Political newcomer Jake Durham won the District 4 Cleburne County Commission seat Tuesday with a decisive 67 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results.