State Rep. Wes Kitchens (R-Arab) emerged victorious on Tuesday in the three-way special election for Senate District 9.
Governor Kay Ivey has committed to making education savings accounts a priority during the 2024 regular legislative session, but whoever wins the special election for Senate District 9 could play a significant role in shaping any potential school choice bill.
With a race for Alabama Senate District 9 and the White House in 2024, Marshall County Probate Judge Andrea Lecroy is preparing for a “marathon election year” that could include up to eight elections.
Annoying? Perhaps. Memorable? Definitely.
Gambling will likely be a big issue again in the State Legislature next session, but it looks like Senate District 9 will be a “no” vote on any related bills no matter who wins the seat.
State Rep. Brock Colvin (R-Albertville) has pre-filed a bill in the Alabama House of Representatives that would prohibit any governmental entities and the State Health Officer from imposing mask mandates.
Of the $80,000, 96% came from personal and local business donors, giving him a “substantial lead” over fellow House colleague and race opponent Wes Kitchens (R-Arab), Colvin's campaign said.
Alabama’s Senate District 9 has another contender after State Rep. Brock Colvin (R-Albertville) officially announced his candidacy Wednesday.
Shortly after State Sen. Clay Scofield announced his resignation Monday, State Rep. Wes Kitchens (R-Arab) officially launched his campaign for the soon-to-be-vacant District 9 seat.
The next regular legislative session isn’t set to begin until February, but state lottery and gambling bills are already expected to take up a lot of floor time in 2024.
At 27, State Rep. Brock Colvin (R-Albertville) will become the youngest member of the Alabama Legislature.
At 27, Brock Colvin will be the youngest member of the Alabama Legislature when his term begins next session.