Rise to the moment of truth Friday, December 2, 2022

Tag: 2022 ELECTION

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Libertarians, defeated GOP candidates question revised GOP bylaws

It sounds like the start of a joke: What do a Democrat, Libertarian, independent, write-in candidate, and other non-Republicans have in common? The answer: They cannot run as a Republican for six years.

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Mountain Brook City Council elections next week amid school system controversies

Mountain Brook has elections for 3 of its 5 City Council seats on Tuesday, Aug. 23.

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AFL-CIO endorses Democrats, Republicans and Libertarians

The Alabama-CIO has endorsed Yolanda Flowers for Governor, Will Boyd for Senate, Rick Pate for Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries, and a mix of Democrats, Libertarians, and Republicans.

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Lt. Governor candidate criticizes controlled media, power company influence and gangster rap

The Alabama Libertarian Party has ballot access this year and Ruth Page-Nelson is the Libertarian candidate for Lt. Governor. Nelson faces incumbent Will Ainsworth. There is no Democrat running in the race.

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Democratic Senate candidate feels confident in campaign; talks business, weapons ban, other issues

Will Boyd is running for U.S. against Republican Katie Britt and Libertarian John Sophocleus in the Nov. 8 general election.

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'We cherish our liberties': Congressional candidate says gun rights could unite the people of the Seventh District

“There are Democrats in the Seventh District who want to defend their families,” said Nichols on her support of gun rights. “In the Seventh District we treasure our freedoms. We cherish our liberties.”

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Biden's low approval numbers on economy may impact midterm elections

Biden Administration officials want to redefine recession ahead of GDP report. The President's low economic approval numbers could impact the midterm elections.

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Meet Britt challenger for Senate: John Sophocleus, Libertarian candidate

John Sophocleus is the Libertarian Party nominee for U.S. Senate. "We aren't going to get out of this if we keep electing Bidens and Trumps.

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Alabama Democratic Party removes Sebrina Martin from ballot over abuse allegations

"Martin’s conduct bears directly on her fitness for the office she seeks. Candidates for judicial office should conduct themselves “in a manner that promotes public confidence in the integrity and impartiality of the judiciary,”" the Alabama Democratic Party wrote announcing that they have removed Sebrina Martin from their Nov. 8 general election ballot for a Montgomery judgeship.

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Sewell challenger says Democrats couldn’t prevent inflation even when they controlled the House, the Senate, and the Presidency

“Terri Sewell and the Democrats couldn’t prevent inflation or high gas prices, even though they control the House, Senate, AND the Presidency. Why should we think they have the answers now?” said Republican challenger Beatrice Nichols.

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Dean Odle running as a write-in candidate for governor

"How did Kay Ivey win the primary election without a run-off? Did people forget about her gas tax, her unnecessary and unconstitutional shutdown of businesses, churches and schools, her mask-mandate, and her harsh, false accusations against the “unvaccinated folks?” Dean Odle said announcing his write-in campaign for Governor.

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Former Birmingham City Councilmember running for governor

Former Birmingham City Councilman Jimmy Blake is running for Governor of Alabama as the Alabama Libertarian nominee on the Nov. 8 general election.

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Democratic Party candidate Yolanda Flowers facing criticism for her Christian beliefs

Democratic Party nominee for Governor of Alabama Yolanda Flowers calls for Alabama Democrats to unite; and confronts her critics.

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Ainsworth addresses Mid-Alabama Republican Club

Lt. Gov. Will Ainsworth spoke to the Mid-Alabama Republican Club on Saturday where he addressed a large number of topics.

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Election contest filed in Alabama House District 2

Kimberly Butler, the third-place finisher in the May 24 House District 2 Republican primary is challenging the final election results arguing that she rather than Jason Black should have been in the runoff with certified winner Ben Harrison. The ALGOP candidates committee will hear Butler's challenge.

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Etowah County registrars resign over election issues

On Thursday, Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill (R) published a column in which he stated that the Board of Registrars in the state with “The most egregious dereliction of duties” were asked to resign and they did.

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Alabama Republican Party declares Hovey the winner in SD27 race

Friday's decision by the ALGOP finally makes Jay Hovey the winner of the May 24 Republican primary and the party's nominee. The committee made the decision not to count the disputed provisional ballot that it previously had counted after ALEA produced evidence that that voter was not lawfully registereed.

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ALGOP grants Hovey motion for rehearing of Senate District 27 contest

The Alabama Republican Party has granted a motion for a rehearing of Saturday's election contest in State Senate District 27. The motion was granted based on new evidence from ALEA about a disputed ballot. The committee on Saturday declared the race between Sen. Tom Whatley and Jay Hovey a tie. Hovey won the race by one vote, according to election results certified by local election officials.

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State Senate seat likely to be decided by a coin toss

The Alabama Republican Party Candidate Committee voted to declare the outcome of Senate District 27, between Tom Whaley and Jay Hovey, at tie. It will likely be decided by a coin toss.

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Palmer introduces bill to allow states to require voters to provide proof of citizenship

"This bill will fix the problem by amending the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to give states the ability to verify the citizenship status of their voters when they register,” Congressman Gary Palmer said.

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Farmers Federation candidates win big in runoff elections

FarmPAC endorsed candidates did really well in the major party runoff elections on Tuesday,

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Katie Britt wins GOP nomination for Senate

Katie Britt won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate with an almost two to one advantage over Congressman Mo Brooks.

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Focus on America joins lawsuit seeking to force removal of electronic voting machines in the general election

“Alabama citizens have to be confident that our votes are accurately counted because that’s the foundation of our democratic republic."

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Party primary runoff elections today

Voters must vote at their assigned polling place, must have a valid photo ID. and must vote in the runoff of the major party primary that they voted in in May. View a sample ballot before going to the polls.

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Patriots First PAC announces endorsements ahead of Republican runoff

Patriots First Alabama PAC has endorsed Jim Zeigler, Jeremy Oden, Dale Strong, and Wendy Draper in the Republican primary runoff on Tuesday.

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Litaker endorses McCollum for Public Service Commission

“Because I know that change is the only course for a new beginning at the Public Service Commission, I am wholeheartedly endorsing Robert McCollum for Place 2 on the Public Service Commission,” Robin Litaker said announcing her endorsement ahead of Tuesday's runoff election.

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U.S. Senator from South Carolina endorses Britt for Senate

"Katie is a strong conservative who will fight to expand 21st century opportunity for every American family and preserve the American Dream for generations to come.," said Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) endorsing Katie Britt for Senate in Tuesday's Republican primary runoff election,.

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