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Alabama Republicans prevail as expected but red wave stalls

Just as the national outcomes left much to be desired for Republicans, some state-level races did not go as hoped for the GOP on Tuesday, either.

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Alabama GOP lawmakers less supportive of 'pro-growth' policies than counterparts in neighboring states: Report

A report released Wednesday shows Republican legislators in each of Alabama’s neighboring states — Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida — supported more pro-growth policies than Alabama Republican legislators did in 2021.

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‘Zero chance’: Mo Brooks denies rumors of ALGOP chair bid

For weeks, rumors have been circulating about whether U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks plans to run for chairman of the Alabama Republican Party.

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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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ALGOP backs Trump on Mar-a-Lago raid - 'Unprecedented overreach'

Wahl: "This use of force was uncalled for and incredibly disrespectful of a former president. Our membership stands with President Trump as he faces this injustice."

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ALGOP executive committee overwhelmingly approves closed primary resolution

MONTGOMERY – By an overwhelming 81%-to-19% margin, the Alabama Republican Party executive committee voted to approve a resolution calling for party registration and closed primary elections.

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Mississippi AG Fitch credits Alabama pro-life officials with assist on Dobbs ruling

Fitch thanked several high-profile Alabama officials for their help on the case, including Gov. Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall.

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Resolution to reintroduce prayer in Alabama schools expected Saturday

"Prayer in Alabama Schools is not a partisan issue but an issue that all Alabama Legislators can support," said sponsors of a Republican Executive Committee resolution urging the Legislature to pass a school prayer statute.

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Alabama Republican leaders backing Trump after FBI raid

“Yesterday’s raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on President Donald Trump’s personal residence was a clear use of excessive force by a regime that continues to show a double standard. Republicans are harassed and demonized, while Democrat officials get a pass. The raid on President Trump’s home is outrageous," the Alabama Republican Party said in a statement.

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Alabama Secretary of State Merrill calls on legislature to follow wishes of parties on closed primary question

Next week, the Alabama Republican Party executive committee will likely consider a motion to recommend the Alabama Legislature institute a closed primary system to determine the political parties' nominees for future general election nominations,

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Alabama Republican Summer dinner and meeting date announced

“Kristi Noem is one of America's favorite governors, Herschel Walker has energized people across the country with his common-sense conservative message, and Attorney General Fitch has a remarkable story for her role arguing before the Supreme Court in the case that overturned Roe v. Wade this year. These Republican figures are working hard to restore America, and we look forward to welcoming them to Sweet Home Alabama,” said ALGOP Chairman John Wahl.

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ALGOP chair Wahl blames negative campaigning, lack of media coverage for low voter turnout

"That was probably the most disappointing thing this cycle, was just the voter turnout, the voter turnout numbers," Wahl said.

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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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Alabama Republican Party may declare Biden’s presidency to be illegitimate

Proposed Alabama Republican Party resolution states that, "The Alabama Republican Party believes that substantial election fraud was committed by local election officials in key metropolitan areas too numerous to list that significantly affected the results in five key states in favor of Joseph R. Biden, Jr.,"

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ALGOP chair Wahl calls for closed primaries, county voter mapping software requirements in wake of controversial primary season

During an interview with Rightside Radio host Phil Williams on Wednesday, Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl said his two main takeaways from the rocky primary campaign season were the need for a closed primary system and a requirement that all of Alabama's 67 counties have a uniform mapping software.

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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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Alabama Republican Party to meet today to reconsider SD27 challenge

The Alabama Republican Party will meet to reconsider whether or not Senate District 27 is really a tie or not on Friday. Sen. Tom Whatley and Auburn City Councilman Jay Hovey will both have ten minutes to present their cases to the committee.

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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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Alabama Republican Party 'excited about the possibility of correcting the tragedy of Roe v. Wade'

“I cannot communicate how excited I am about the possibility of correcting the tragedy of Roe v. Wade, and restoring the sanctity of life," said Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl. "It gives me hope in the ideals of individual liberty and protecting the rights of every person from the moment of conception to the grave.”

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'Left-leaning Democrat' Auburn professor boasts of swaying State Senate District 27 GOP primary in NY Times op-ed

In an op-ed published in Monday's edition of The New York Times, Auburn University creative writing professor Anton DiSclafani took credit for State Sen. Tom Whatley's single-vote loss.

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BREAKING NEWS: Mo Brooks calls for ALGOP to disqualify Katie Britt on eve of U.S. Senate runoff

On Monday's broadcast of Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks called the Alabama Republican Party to formally disqualify former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt as a Republican candidate.

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GOP Secretary of State hopefuls Wes Allen, Jim Zeigler come out in favor of closed primaries

Since the results of the May 23 Republican primary have been tallied, some of the candidates on the short end of outcomes have alleged Democrats participated in their respective contests and impacted the outcome.

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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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Alabama Republican Party will hear four election contests

The Alabama Republican Party will hear four election contests from the May 24 Republican primary. These are state senate district 27, and state house districts 2, 28, and 29.

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Wahl cosponsors resolution to censure Cheney and Kinzinger by Republican National Committee

Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl cosponsored a resolution to censure Republican Congressmembers Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger....

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Alabama Republican Party files motion in support of state’s position in redistricting case

The Alabama Republican Party weighed in on Monday in the battle over Congressional redistricting, filing a "friend of the court" motion...

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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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