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Special GOP primary for HD27 goes to runoff between Jeana Ross and Alan Miller

The special Republican primary election will go to a run-off since none of the six candidates received more than 50% of the vote Tuesday. The top two candidates, Jeana Ross and Alan Miller, will go head-to-head on April 30.

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'Freedom versus slavery': ALGOP's Wahl warns what's at stake in November general election

State GOP chair John Wahl spoke to the Mobile GOP, calling the 2024 elections "freedom vs. slavery."

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'It's all propaganda': Tuberville seems to dismiss Katie Britt, others as Trump VP in Politico interview

We're still months from when presidential nominees have historically selected their running mates. However, that is not stopping speculation on who presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will choose as his vice-presidential nominee.

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Democrat Marilyn Lands announces launch of PAC on heels of election win during MSNBC appearance

State Rep. Marilyn Lands (D-Huntsville) is not letting the national publicity from her win over Teddy Powell last Tuesday go to waste.

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Carpetbagging accusations fly between Figures, Daniels in closing stage of AL-2 Democratic primary

Both Democrat runoff opponents competing for their party's second congressional district nomination appeared on this week's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," and both had a similar attack.

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Alabama’s ‘Political Bus Man’ tells story: Former U.S. Sen. Lieberman hit with cake

After hearing of the death of his former passenger Lieberman, "the Political Bus Man" felt led to tell his humorous and telling story of his friend, “Mr. Joe."

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ALGOP chair Wahl downplays Dems attempts to turn HD10 loss into national 'bellwether decision' — 'Either a lack of understanding of the political landscape or an attempt to mislead voters'

Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl released a statement on Wednesday downplaying Democrats' attempts to make the Republican loss in House District 10 to a Democrat into a national issue for other elections.

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HD27 GOP candidates answer questions on gambling, woke policies, IVF ahead of next week's special primary election

The State Legislature has already dealt with several hot-button issues like school choice and banning DEI this session, but whoever takes over the seat will have plenty of work left to do when they take office.

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HD10: Lands 62%, Powell 38% — After Democrat special election blowout, Republicans asking 'what happened'?

1819 News reached out to several individuals in the local and state GOP, political consultants, and elected officials to find out what they believe occurred and what they see for the future.

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State Rep. Kiel refiles bill creating tax credit for pregnancy center donations

The Alabama Legislature will have another chance to deliberate a bill by State Rep. Jamie Kiel (R-Russelville) allowing tax credits for people who donate to certain pregnancy centers after the bill failed to reach final passage last year.

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Caroleene Dobson starts first TV ad for AL-2 runoff

Congressional candidate Caroleene Dobson started her TV ad campaign Monday in her runoff campaign for AL2. She weighs a difference on two issues – support for Donald Trump and raising taxes.

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Democrat Marilyn Lands wins HD10 special election

Democrat candidate Marilyn Lands has won the special election for Alabama's House District 10.

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Alabama author Terri LaPoint pens book exposing child abductions by authorities

“Voices That Will Not Be Silenced,” the new book by Alabama's Terri LaPoint, is out April 2. It tells the sad and ironic story of how loving families can lose their children to authorities.

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Caroleene Dobson signs term limits support pledge: 'Our founding fathers intended for members of Congress to be citizen statesmen'

Caroleene Dobson, a candidate for the Republican run-off election, announced Monday that she has signed a pledge to support term limits on memebers of Congress.

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Lawmakers considering another Space Camp amendment to bill banning gender ideology in K-12 classrooms

Despite failing to pass an amendment to address recent controversy surrounding the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s Space Camp, State Rep. Mack Butler (R-Rainbow City) still hopes for an all-encompassing legislative fix to the issue in his legislation discussing gender ideology in K-12 classrooms.

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Marilyn Lands accepts $24K from far-left Persistence PAC, which uses drag shows as fundraisers

According to reported finance records, Marilyn Lands, the Democratic candidate in the special election for House District 10, has accepted $24,300 from a far-left organization, Persistence PAC.

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Marilyn Lands rolls out Doug Jones in last-minute campaign push

As the special election for House District 10 on Tuesday draws closer, Democrat Marilyn Lands on Saturday rolled out former Alabama U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Mountain Brook) in a last-minute push for her campaign.

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Report: Aderholt, Cole likely candidates for House Approps top spot

Among the two candidates named in the report to replace Granger is Alabama's U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville), the senior-most Republican on the committee. The other is U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), the current vice-chairman of the committee.

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Voter registration deadline April 1 for April 16 runoffs

There’s an easy way to remember the upcoming deadline to register to vote in Alabama’s April 16 runoff – April Fool’s Day.

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Ag Commissioner Rick Pate trucking hay to Texas after wildfires devastate grazing lands

The Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries is coordinating a plan to truck hay to Texas cattlemen who lost their grazing grounds in wildfires in the Texas Panhandle.

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Gambling legislation stalls again after Senate changes

Movement on gambling legislation stalled in the first week of the second half of the 2024 legislative session.

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Birmingham Mayor Woodfin quiet following anti-DEI passage after vowing to advise black athletes to stay out of Alabama

Despite being active on his Facebook and Instagram accounts, the mayor has remained quiet since the law's passage.

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Far-left DC-based Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee backs Marilyn Lands in HD10 race

The D.C.-based Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) has its sights on the upcoming special house race in Madison as Marilyn Lands is their number one candidate listed on their site.

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HD10 Democrat candidate Marilyn Lands goes hard left, weaponizes abortion issue in Facebook video

In less than a week, voters in House District 10 will go to the polls to elect a new state representative in a special election to fill the unexpired term of now-former State Rep. David Cole (R-Madison).

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House passes legislation prohibiting sex offenders from being employed or volunteering as first responders

The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation that would prohibit sex offenders from being employed or volunteering as first responders.

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Check your local ballot: 39 counties have no runoff April 16

Tuesday, April 16 is primary runoff date in Alabama. Less than half the counties will have a runoff at all. In the rest, voters can stay home.

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Alabama denies 'equal protection' for the unborn by allowing thousands of abortions, Texas attorney says

Alabama laws against abortion are considered some of the best in the country when it comes to protecting the life of the unborn. However, Texas attorney and co-founder of Heritage Defense Bradley Pierce, who has authored “equal protection” bills around the country, believes it doesn’t go far enough.

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