Republican David Sessions and Constitution Party candidate Bill Atkinson face off in the House District 105 special election this Tuesday. No Democrat qualified for the race that became necessary when Gov. Robert Bentley tapped Spencer Collier (R – Irvington) to be Director of the Alabama Department of Homeland Security.
The default position here [...]
Been letting this slip for some reason…
From last week’s Elba Clipper, Presidential candidate John Davis makes brief stop in Elba. Mr Davis, of course, has a website.
While it is easy to dismiss his candidacy, at least he has opted to do something besides stew and fret.
Any word from [...]
Thanks to the hard work of Eric Velasco of the Birmingham News, we are to solve at least one mystery of the recent campaign season and get a glimpse of how much gambling interests contributed.
In Alabama gambling money network dissolves, Velasco reports the Poarch donated $2.7M thru various PACS, Milton McGregor, $1.9M, [...]
The power of one vote was seen in Rogersville when the town decided to stay dry, while in Priceville, one vote meant the sale of alcohol is permitted. However, a lost ballot in Rogersville and provisional ballots in Priceville could upset theses results.
More settled are the results in [...]
Let’s get right to it. Who had a good night last night? Who had a bad night?
- Mike Hubbard – Who else? The state GOP Chair has been a relentless fundraiser and organizer… the ALGOP didn’t create the national mood and the wave that came with it, but they were poised [...]
Big night for the GOP in the state as the party sweeps the statewide offices with victories in the races for Governor (Robert Bentley), Lt. Governor (Kay Ivey), AG (Luther Strange), Secretary of State (Beth Chapman), Treasurer (Young Boozer), Auditor (Sam Shaw) and Ag Commissioner (John McMillan). Republicans won all three Supreme Court races [...]
When the House of Representatives is gavelled into session next year, there will be 62 Republicans and 43 Democrats in the body. That’s compared to the outgoing group that had 60 Democrats and 45 Republicans. Here, district by district, is what the newly elected House of Representatives looks like compared to the last one.
The new Alabama state Senate will have 22 Republicans, 12 Democrats, and one Independent when it convenes next year. That’s compared to this year’s outgoing Senate that had 20 Democrats and 15 Republicans.
There are still a few numbers to be filled into the chart as they become available.
In the state House, 3 term Representative Terry Spicer (D) has conceded to challenger Barry Moore (R).
Republican Kurt Wallace has handily defeated Democratic 3-termer Jimmy Martin in HD 42.
Ed Henry (R) has defeated Kathy White Goodwin (D) in HD 9 where Democrat Ron Grantland stepped down.
That’s three quick pickups for the [...]
Let’s try to clear out the notebook of some items I would like to have already posted. Some are not as fresh as others, I’m sorry to say.
Not much to say other than the ancient wisdom, if you don’t vote, you can’t kvetch only plotz
Cam Ward put the case much more eloquently in Regardless of Political Stripes Vote …
A couple of urls to help:
The Secretary of State’s Election Results page if it works great, near real [...]
Republican Ray Robbins is running this ad in Senate District 11 where he faces Democrat Jerry Fielding. Robbins replaced incumbent Jim Preuitt on the ballot after Preuitt withdrew from the race at the end of August. [...]
Republican incumbent Paul Sanford takes out the trash in an ad running now in Senate District 7. Sanford faces Democratic challenger (and former Senate Majority Leader) Jeff Enfinger. [...]
Democratic Supreme Court candidate Mac Parson is on the air in some parts of the state with this ad. FYI, Vision Forum is the group referenced in the ad that awarded Tom Parker a Man of the Year Award for 2005. The ad above references a statement on the group’s website that “God does not allow women the right to vote” and that by ignoring God’s law in this regard American Christians have “destroyed their own credibility.” [...]
Republican incumbent Jack Williams challenges the conservative credentials of Independent opponent Chip McCallum in this ad running now in HD 47. [...]