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Katie Britt Alabama News
McConnell wins Senate Minority Leader re-election; Britt noncommittal on support

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was re-elected to his leadership position Wednesday, defeating U.S. Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla). 

Reeves Alabama News
Mississippi plans income tax elimination while Alabama plans temporary rebate

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) announced Tuesday his plans to further reduce the state's income tax until it is entirely eliminated over the next four years.

Conecuh County Sheriff Randy Brock and challenger Mike Blackmon Alabama News
Conecuh County Sheriff's race ends in tie after provisional ballots counted; Winner could be decided with coin toss

The race for sheriff in Conecuh County ended in a tie after provisional ballots were counted a week after the general election, according to the Conecuh County Probate Judge.

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Tuberville backs McConnell in Senate leadership battle despite continued support for Trump

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he plans to vote for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) despite continued support for former President Donald Trump.

Britt Alabama News
Britt tells 'Fox & Friends' few thought her win was possible — Vows to fight for 'our children and our children's children'

U.S. Senator-elect Katie Britt said it is surreal to be the first woman elected to the Senate for Alabama. Britt made an appearance on "Fox & Friends" Sunday, just before attending orientation in Washington.

Steve Marshall Alabama News
Alabama AG Marshall elected RAGA chair

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall was elected Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Chairman by his Republican attorneys general colleagues at a meeting over the weekend, according to a press release. 

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Alabama Democrat infighting: Party split over race, generational divide says vice-chair Tabitha Isner

The Alabama Democratic Party has struggled to gain political momentum across the state since it last held legislative majorities in 2010, and that's partly due to continued infighting and dissension amongst the ranks.

Orr Alabama News
State Sen. Orr: If the people of Alabama want school choice, they certainly need to speak out to help move that needle

With now-former State Rep. Charlotte Meadows' (R-Montgomery) loss on Tuesday and the retirement of long-time former State Sen. Del Marsh (R-Anniston), the future of a school choice bill making it through the Alabama Legislature in the future is very unclear.

Ledbetter Alabama News
House Speaker-designate Ledbetter: Education, adoption, fentanyl, waterways among priorities in new quadrennium

On Thursday, Republicans in the Alabama House of Representatives voted for Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) to serve as the next Speaker of the House.

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Alabama Power top donor to incoming Speaker Ledbetter’s PAC in 2022

Alabama Power Company was the top donor to the political action committee (PAC) of incoming Speaker of the House Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) in 2022.

Ledbetter Alabama News
Nathaniel Ledbetter to serve as Alabama's next Speaker of the House

Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) was elected Thursday as the new Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives.

Mary Blanch Hankey Alabama News
Tuberville names Mary Blanche Hankey chief of staff

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) has named a new chief of staff to replace Stephen Boyd, who was Tuberville’s first announced hire before he took office.

ALGOP Chairman John Wahl Alabama News
ALGOP chair John Wahl declares midterms a 'very good night' for Alabama Republicans — 'We won every statewide position'

With election results still coming in around the country and many voters wondering which political party will take majorities in the U.S. Congress, Alabama GOP chairman John Wahl has already claimed victory in the Yellowhammer State.

Mo Brooks 2 AP Photo by Vasha Hunt Alabama News
Mo Brooks blames Republican leaders for lackluster midterm performance; Praises DeSantis as lone ‘shining star’

Republicans went into the midterm election Tuesday hoping to take back Congress from Democrats in a “red wave.” When that didn’t happen, many began speculating about what led to the low performance, but Sen. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said the GOP has no one to blame but themselves.

Conecuh County Sheriff Randy Brock and challenger Mike Blackmon Alabama News
Conecuh County Sheriff's race comes down to 1 vote; Recount planned

The race for sheriff in Conecuh County hangs in the balance over one vote, not including provisional ballots.

Chip Brown Alabama News
State Rep. Chip Brown thankful voters approved Aniah's Law — 'It is a piece of legislation that I became emotionally involved with'

Brown said over the years, he has grown close to Blanchard’s family. He added that he spoke to them Tuesday night after learning of the passing of the amendment.

Brock Colvin Alabama News
Brock Colvin to represent Alabama House District 26 as youngest member in state legislature

At 27, Brock Colvin will be the youngest member of the Alabama Legislature when his term begins next session.

Jared Hudson speaks to supporters. Alabama News
Jared Hudson campaign still hopeful 'the truth will be revealed' after loss to Mark Pettway

The Jared Hudson for Sheriff of Jefferson County campaign left a watch party in Fultondale Tuesday night after learning Hudson lost by only a few thousand votes.

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Alabama Republicans prevail as expected but red wave stalls

Just as the national outcomes left much to be desired for Republicans, some state-level races did not go as hoped for the GOP on Tuesday, either.

Rehm Alabama News
Longtime Wiregrass Democrat legislator Dexter Grimsley defeated by Republican Rick Rehm

Rick Rehm, the Republican nominee in House District 85, pulled off a somewhat unexpected upset by defeating State Rep. Dexter Grimsley (D-Abbeville).

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Madison County stays solidly red as 'toss-up' legislative races go in Republicans' favor

There was some speculation going into Tuesday’s midterm elections about whether a handful of races might turn Madison County from Republican red to a more Democratic purple.

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Democrat State Rep. Lawrence holds off Republican challenger in House District 69

State Rep. Kelvin Lawrence (D-Hayneville) defeated a Republican challenger by a 55%-to-45% margin to keep his House District 69 seat for another two years.

Will Ainsworth Alabama News
Will Ainsworth wins reelection as lieutenant governor of Alabama

Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth has won reelection against Libertarian opponent Ruth Page-Nelson.

AL Dems Alabama News
Alabama Democrats in disarray on Election Day

The leadership change in the Alabama Democratic Party is not going as smoothly as Democrats may have hoped, and party chairman Randy Kelley made it public the night before voters head to the polls.

Riehm Alabama News
State Senate District 33 GOP candidate Pete Riehm fires back against claim he 'attacked our Capitol' — 'An utterly false mass mail piece'

An Alabama Senate candidate is speaking out after attack ads were delivered to mailboxes in District 33 claiming he led a group to Washington on Jan. 6 and “attacked our Capitol.”

Pump gas Alabama News
Georgia extends gas tax suspension until mid-December as Alabama's gas tax revenue surpasses projections

Georgia drivers will continue to notice some relief at the pump until Dec. 11 after Gov. Brian Kemp extended the state’s gas tax suspension Friday.

1901constitution Alabama News
Eagle Forum of Alabama's Gerritson urges 'yes' vote on recompiled Alabama Constitution — Says fixes eliminate arguments for constitutional rewrite

Eagle Forum of Alabama executive director Becky Gerritson is urging voters to support the adoption of the proposed recompiled and updated Alabama Constitution next week at the ballot box.

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