Rise to the moment of truth Thursday, June 30, 2022

Tag: 2022 ELECTION

Whatley Hovey
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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'Please don’t send us some weak sauce': Sen. Rand Paul campaigns with Brooks

“There are big spending Republican and big spending Democrats and the common people are being killed by inflation,” Sen. Rand Paul said. "It is very clear that if you want a conservative Republican party then Mo Brooks is your candidate,"

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Alabama Republican Assembly endorses Zeigler for Secretary of State

"Jim Zeigler has been a conservative leader in our state, and the Alabama Republican Assembly recognizes his commitment to good government with our endorsement to be the next Secretary of State," Republican Assembly President Don Wallace said.

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Andrew Sorrell campaigns for Auditor ahead of Republican primary runoff

State Rep. Andrew Sorrell (R-Muscle Shoals) is running for State Auditor in the June 21 Republican primary runoff. Sorrell spoke to the Mid-Alabama Republican Club recently about his campaign and his goals for the office if elected.

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Auditor candidates debate in Gardendale

Andrew Sorrell and Stan Cooke are both running in the Republican primary runoff for State Auditor. The two candidates were in a debate on Tuesday in Gardendale. Voters will get to decide on June 21.

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National Association of Realtors endorses Katie Britt

"Our momentum is surging because hardworking families in communities in every corner of Alabama know that I will fight relentlessly for our values and our people in the Senate," said Katie Boyd Britt.

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Stan Cooke addresses forum in Vestavia

State Auditor candidate Stan Cooke spoke to the Mid-Alabama Republican Club on Saturday in Vestavia Hills. Cooke faces Andrew Sorrell in the June 21 Republican primary runoff.

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GOP Secretary of State candidates debate in Gardendale

Jim Zeigler and Wes Allen both argued that they were the most qualified persons to serve as Alabama Secretary of State. The two are candidates in the June 21 Republican primary runoff for the office. Both emphasized the importance of election integrity.

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Associated Builders and Contractors endorse Wardynski for Congress

“Casey is honored to have the endorsement of the Associated Builders and Contractors of North Alabama. Over 90% of Alabama’s construction workforce is not part of a union, and Casey is the only candidate in this race who will fight the Biden administration’s disastrous Project Labor Agreement (PLA) scheme," the Wardynski campaign said in a statement.

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Alabama’s Electric Cooperatives announce their endorsement of Katie Britt

"Katie has a proven record of fighting to grow good-paying jobs and 21st century opportunity in every corner of our state, and we know that she will be a champion for rural Alabama in the Senate," the Alabama Electric Cooperatives said in a statement endorsing Katie Britt for U.S. Senate.

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Patriots First Alabama PAC endorses Jeremy Oden for PSC

"As an Alabama Public Service Commissioner, he will always shoot down the far-left’s attempts to put their socialist political whims over the interests of Alabama families, small businesses, and farmers,” said Patriots First PAC in a statement endorsing Oden for PSC.

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Robert McCollum says he will not be a yes man if elected to PSC

“I will not be a yes man. I will not vote for every rate increase. I will ask questions and I will make decisions that are fair to the consumer," Robert McCollum told the 1819 News about his candidacy for PSC.

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Roy Moore endorses Mo Brooks

"During my campaign for U.S. Senate Mo Brooks was a fellow candidate with a conservative voting record who I could trust," Moore said. "I am personally voting for Congressman Mo Brooks and support him in his campaign for U.S. Senate.”

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Sewell 'stunned' by the revelations revealed by the January 6th Committee’s first public hearing

"Last night’s testimony revealed that even President Trump’s closest advisors knew that the 2020 presidential election was not stolen.” Congresswoman Terri Sewell said following the televised public hearing of the Jan. 6 committee. Congressman Mo Brooks called the committee investigation a "witch hunt."

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Britt says red flag laws are a gateway to push a disarming agenda

"Gun grabbers use so-called 'red flag laws' as a gateway to push their disarming agenda," Katie Britt told the 1819 News following passage of national Red Flag legislation. "In reality, a 'red flag law' is an abridgment of the Second Amendment and can be abused to take away the right to self-defense with no due process.

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The Alabama Forestry Association endorses Chip Beeker for PSC

“It is my privilege to receive the forestry association’s trust as I continue my re-election effort. I will continue to work hard and fight for Alabama and keep DC policies out of our state," said Beeker.

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Alabama Farmers Federation endorses Stan Cooke

The Alabama Farmers Federation has endorsed Stan Cooke for State Auditor in the Republican primary runoff on June 21. Cooke is a pastor and evangelist.

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East Alabama House candidate wants redo of primary after ballot errors

Incumbent State Rep. Gil Isbell (R-Gadsden) is challenging former State Rep. Mack Butler's (R-Rainbow City) Republican primary win on May 24. Isbell's challenge will be heard by the Alabama Republican Party on June 25.

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