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Alabama Democratic Party vice chair Tabitha Isner: Law enforcement 'hypocrites' for charging Dadeville shooting suspects as adults

As a fifth suspect was arrested Thursday in connection to the fatal shooting on April 15 at a “Sweet 16” party in Dadeville, Alabama Democratic Party Vice President Tabitha Isner condemned the “hypocrisy” of law enforcement for charging the suspects as adults.

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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.

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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.

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Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox decries Democrat cancel culture, difficulties distinguishing himself from national party

Despite getting high marks for his "courageous" response to a 2011 tornado outbreak that devastated his city, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox had to face some hard truths about Alabama politics in his 2018 run for governor.

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Joe Reed back at the helm — 'We are the backbone of the Democratic Party'

Last week, with the State Democratic Executive Committee electing Randy Kelley as the new chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party, long-time party boss Joe Reed showed that he was back in charge.

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Joe Reed-endorsed Randy Kelley elected Alabama Democratic Party chairman

On Saturday, Huntsville Pastor Randy Kelley was elected chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party.

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Alabama Democratic Party faces cash crisis

The Alabama Democratic Party reportedly has less than $200,000 in cash on hand going into the Nov. 8 general election.

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Tabitha Isner seeking to be Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party

Tabitha Isner is asking the State Democratic Executive Committee to elect her as the new chair of the Alabama Democratic Party in their organizational meeting on Aug. 13.

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Brandaun Dean is running for Alabama Democratic Party chair

Brandaun Dean has announced that he is running for chair of the Alabama Democratic Party.

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Griffith floats ADP chair candidacy, says Alabama Democrats 'really are stuck on the Edmund Pettus Bridge'

During an appearance on Wednesday's broadcast of Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," former U.S. Rep. Parker Griffith, the Democratic Party's 2012 gubernatorial nominee, expressed his interest in a run for the position.

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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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After low primary participation, State Rep. England won't seek another term as Alabama Democratic Party chair

Late Thursday, the Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee reportedly announced State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) would not seek another term as party chairman.

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Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Will Boyd: Democrats do not need to interfere with another party's primary

Last week, outgoing Alabama Democratic Party executive director Wade Perry spoke very highly of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Katie Britt, fueling speculation that Democrats crossed over to vote in the Republican Party's primary back on May 24.

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Outgoing Alabama Democratic Party executive director Wade Perry touts Katie Britt – 'Pretty awesome,' 'super helpful' to Doug Jones

Alabama Democratic Party executive director Wade Perry's last day is Tuesday, but before his departure, he let it be known to the world that he thinks highly of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Katie Britt.

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Democratic Party Primary Election Overview

Every Democratic primary ballot will have the statewide gubernatorial race, the U.S. Senate race, and the statewide constitutional amendment dealing with a bond issue for state parks. Some jurisdictions will have other races including State Democratic Executive Committee.

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Lisa Ward is the Democratic nominee for SD21

Lisa Ward announced that she won the Democratic nomination for State Senate District 21 without a contest after no other Democrat qualified...

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Over 40 legislative seats contested in Alabama so far

Qualifying to run in either major party primary will close on Friday, at 5 p.m. All 140 seats in the Alabama Legislature are up for...

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Going for the vote: List of state legislative candidates so far

There are still 12 days left in the qualifying period, but state legislative races are already starting to shape up. There are qualified...

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Republican qualifying opens today

Qualifying for the 2022 Alabama Republican Party Primary opens Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 8:30 a.m. A number of candidates have already announced...

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More Democratic candidates qualify to run for office in 2022

The Alabama Democratic Party has 97 candidates qualified to run in the 2022 election. Candidate qualifying began on Dec. 6, 2021. Yolanda...

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Former Alabama Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Worley has died

Former Alabama Secretary of State Nancy Worley (D) died on Wednesday, Dec. 30. Worley was also the first woman to serve as the Alabama...

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Yolanda Rochelle Flowers running for Governor

Yolanda Rochelle Flowers is a Democratic candidate for Governor of Alabama. The Birmingham woman has made her Christian faith and public...

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Lisa Ward qualifies in Senate District 21

By Brandon Moseley Lisa Ward officially qualified with the Alabama Democratic Party to run for State Senate District 21 on Monday....

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Senate candidate Dean says 'homelessness and exile' makes it impossible to pay qualifying fees

By Brandon Moseley Qualifying for the 2022 ballot opened a week ago for the Alabama Democratic Party, but the Democrats' only declared...

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Alabama Democratic Party has a busy week of candidate qualifying

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Democratic Party opened campaign qualifying on Monday and already 56 candidates have qualified for public...

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Businessman Chad “Chig” Martin qualifies as Democratic candidate for Governor

By Brandon Moseley Chad “Chig” Martin announced on Thursday that he has qualified to run for Governor with the Alabama Democratic Party....

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Alabama Democrats to open candidate qualifying on Dec. 6

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Democratic Party announced it will open candidate qualifying for the 2022 election cycle on Dec. 6,...