According the Montgomery Advertiser’s South Union Street blog, Jim Preuitt has dropped out. Why is unknown. Prueitt had switched (without a lot of fanfare) to the Republican party recently after being a fellow traveler for Senate Republican’s in recent years.
This probably means the near certainty of Jerry Fielding ‘s (D) election [...]
According to the Tuscaloosa News, Gay Nell Tinker, the former Circuit Clerk for Hale County has entered a guilty plea to five misdemeanor counts of illegal absentee balloting while felony charges were dropped.
A bit of back ground from the May 2004 Demopolis Times about pre-marked absentee ballots, and Danny’s earlier [...]
Supreme Court Justice Tom Woodall, a Republican, has made a $5000 campaign contribution to the Mac Parsons’ campaign for the Supreme Court. Parsons, a Democrat, is challenging Republican incumbent Tom Parker.
Given the opportunity to comment to the Political Parlor, Justice Woodall said, “The only comment I have to make about it is that [...]
I was at a classmate’s house one afternoon when I was 9 when his mother asked me,”Why do you talk like a Yankee?” There was a lightness to my accent, a clearness in my enunciation and diction that made me sound unmistakably foreign her.
The question confused me. I had been born a twenty-minute drive south to garment factory worker and a laborer for TVA, spent most of my life a five-minute walk from her house off of a rural Lauderdale County road and never traveled farther north than Waverly, Tenn.
But I had been accepted into a gifted program at school a few months before, so I picked the answer she wanted to hear, even if I did not think it terribly applied to me or, if it did, made me any different from her.
“I don’t know,” I said. “I guess I’m just smart.”
She enjoyed it quite a bit. Continue reading “LETTERS TO DIXIE: From nowhere”
Democrat Joe Hubbard is running this decidedly different TV spot in his campaign for House District 73. The spot begins airing today on broadcast and cable TV. [...]
Phil Williams, the Republican nominee for Senate District 10, began running this ad in Etowah and Cherokee Counties last week. [...]
Courtesy of the Sparks campaign and Vimeo. It appears to be the debate in full and about 1 hour 14 minutes long, so might want to top up the coffee cup. [...]
According to the Dothan Eagle, Jennifer Adams has dropped out of the SD-29 race. The Eagle provides:
“I have stayed in the race to make sure the Republicans did not deny the people of our area a say in their own affairs and representation,” Adams said in the [...]