MONTGOMERY — The primary is referred to as the Presidential Preference Primary. Voters choose which Party Primary they want to vote in and which presidential candidate they prefer to be their party’s nominee.
The turnout was amazingly high, despite rain and inclimate weather over the state. 1,168,000 Alabamians voted. 753,000 voted in the Republican Primary, and 444,000 voted in the Democratic Primary. That equates to 62% Republican and 38% Democratic voters.