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Tag: MIDTERM ELECTIONS

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Stephanie Holden Smith: Worldview mattered in the midterms

Worldview matters. Whether or not we understand or internalize it, everyone we come into contact with has their own unique perspective.

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KCarl Smith: Voting machines make the United States more like the Soviet Union

If enough citizens demand election integrity now and pressure our government officials for action, we can vote on carefully counted and retained paper ballots only and only on Election Day,

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Conecuh County Sheriff's race comes down to 1 vote; Recount planned

The race for sheriff in Conecuh County hangs in the balance over one vote, not including provisional ballots.

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Mo Brooks blames Republican leaders for lackluster midterm performance; Praises DeSantis as lone ‘shining star’

Republicans went into the midterm election Tuesday hoping to take back Congress from Democrats in a “red wave.” When that didn’t happen, many began speculating about what led to the low performance, but Sen. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) said the GOP has no one to blame but themselves.

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ALGOP chair John Wahl declares midterms a 'very good night' for Alabama Republicans — 'We won every statewide position'

With election results still coming in around the country and many voters wondering which political party will take majorities in the U.S. Congress, Alabama GOP chairman John Wahl has already claimed victory in the Yellowhammer State.

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Brock Colvin to represent Alabama House District 26 as youngest member in state legislature

At 27, Brock Colvin will be the youngest member of the Alabama Legislature when his term begins next session.

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Madison County stays solidly red as 'toss-up' legislative races go in Republicans' favor

There was some speculation going into Tuesday’s midterm elections about whether a handful of races might turn Madison County from Republican red to a more Democratic purple.

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HD74's Charlotte Meadows 'at peace' going into tight election for seat in newly-drawn district — 'It's in God's hands'

The race for Alabama House District 74 will be one to watch today after recent redistricting and demographic changes turned the seat into a toss-up election.

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Montgomery power brokers, high-profile Democrats line up for Phillip Ensler against GOP incumbent Charlotte Meadows in HD74

Some of Montgomery's most powerful political players are coming out in support of the Democratic nominee for Alabama's District 74 seat ahead of Tuesday's midterm election.

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ALGOP chair Wahl cautions voters about Libertarian candidates — Says positions on borders, marijuana 'very concerning'

Although there is very little intrigue in next Tuesday's midterm elections in Alabama as Republicans are expected to do well statewide, Democrats and Libertarians will still have a presence on the ballot.

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See your county's ballot before the November 8 midterm elections

The November 8 midterm election is less than a week away, which includes a U.S Senate seat up for grabs, ten constitutional amendments and the Libertarian party on the ballot for the first time in decades.  

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State Rep. Chip Brown urges ‘yes’ vote on Aniah’s Law amendment — ‘It will save lives’

State Rep. Chip Brown (R-Mobile) is encouraging voters ahead of the midterm elections to vote “yes” on Amendment No. 1 regarding Aniah’s law.

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'We’ll take the House back': Tuberville predicts Republicans win big in midterm election

The midterm election is two weeks away, and polls are still showing some races may be too close for comfort no matter which side of the political aisle you’re on.

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Jefferson County sheriff candidate Jared Hudson explains importance of protecting constitutional rights

Jared Hudson is running for Sheriff of Jefferson County on the Republican ticket, and he believes the office of sheriff is more important than many people think.

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U.S. Rep. Palmer: Tie federal education funding to protecting parental rights

Friday, House Republicans rolled out their "Commitment to America" plan, part of the basis for voters giving the GOP control of Congress after this year's midterm elections.

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Secretary of State Merrill predicts 'record' turnout for November 8 midterm elections

In 2018, more than 1.7 million registered voters participated in that year's midterm elections in Alabama. Secretary of State John Merrill anticipates that many voters will turn out for this year's midterm elections on November 8.

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U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl predicts GOP will flip 30-35 seats in U.S. House, 2 in U.S. Senate after midterms

During a speech to the Eastern Shore Republican Women's Club on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) said Republican prospects for November were looking more bullish as Labor Day has now come and gone.