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.
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.
"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.
FarmPAC endorsed candidates did really well in the major party runoff elections on Tuesday,
“Alabama citizens have to be confident that our votes are accurately counted because that’s the foundation of our democratic republic."
Patriots First Alabama PAC has endorsed Jim Zeigler, Jeremy Oden, Dale Strong, and Wendy Draper in the Republican primary runoff on Tuesday.
“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.
"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,.
“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,"
"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.
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.
"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.
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.
“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.
"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.
"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.
“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.
"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."
"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.
“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.
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.