The Alabama League of Municipalities may soon ask the Alabama Legislature to move city elections — now planned for summer of this year in most cities — to 2021, the group’s staff members say.
Cleburne County Circuit Clerk Warren Sarrell wrote that any qualified voter who determines it is impossible or unreasonable to vote at their polling place shall be eligible to check the box on the absentee ballot application that is most applicable to that individual.
Runoff contests include two GOP nomination contests in the state's first and second congressional districts and the heavily watched battle between former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
Cleburne County Commissioner Laura Cobb was reelected to her seat from District No. 1, defeating challenger Richard “Rick” Edwards Tuesday.
The current state school board will stay in office after Alabamians voted "no" Tuesday on a proposed constitutional amendment that would have allowed the governor to appoint board members.
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville are headed to a runoff in the race for the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat.
Turnout in presidential primaries in Alabama tends to hover between 20 and 30 percent, records from the office of Secretary of State John Merrill show. He said that he expected as many as 1.3 million voters in the Tuesday election.
The state’s voters go to the polls Tuesday in what could be one of the biggest political events of the year. Alabama will pick nominees in statewide and congressional races.
Alabama Republicans on Tuesday will pick either Greg Shaw or Cam Ward as their nominee to serve in Place 1 on the nine-member Alabama Supreme Court for the next six years.
Most Alabamians are likely aware that a primary election vote is coming soon. The presidential campaign dominates the nightly television news. Ads for candidates for the GOP nomination for Senate are unavoidable on television or social media.
A majority of voters are undecided on the Republican race for Supreme Court justice between incumbent Justice Greg Shaw and challenger Sen. Cam Ward, a new Alabama Daily News poll shows.
New polling shows that Alabamians overwhelmingly want a statewide lottery and a significant percentage are undecided on how to vote on the March 3 constitutional amendment to reorganize the state board of education.
When Jeff Sessions helped start the first College Republicans club at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, successful GOP candidates were rare in Alabama. Then came Watergate, which made the party’s image worse. But Sessions stuck with it.
Tommy Tuberville, a former Auburn University football coach, spoke to a regular meeting of the JSU Republicans at Jacksonville State University's Brewer Hall Wednesday night, the last of eight or nine campaign stops that day, according to his staff.
Senate candidate and U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Mobile, was the main speaker Monday night at a regular meeting of the county Republican party at Saks Community Center. He’s one of several people seeking the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Doug Jones, D-Birmingham.
Voters who aren’t already registered have until mid-February to do so if they want to participate in Alabama's March 3 election. Many more opportunities to vote will follow in 2020.
Alabama Republican leaders removed a candidate for the 3rd Congressional District seat from the 2020 ballot Sunday, leaving incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Saks, unopposed for the GOP nomination.