Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall agreed to pay a requested $515,000 bill from court-appointed special master, Richard Allen, for fees and expenses related to drawing congressional redistricting maps in October for the 2024 election.
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a Montgomery-based far-left activist organization, sent a delegation to Geneva, Switzerland, to make recommendations to the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC).
U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) said he was concerned what the politically divided House was doing with the speaker vote was “dangerous” given the recent attacks on Israel and the general state of division in the U.S.
Allen v. Milligan will have a precedential effect on other redistricting battles going on around the country and these cases, taken together, could significantly impact the political landscape after the 2024 elections.
Alabama GOP’s (ALGOP) candidate qualifying opened on Monday and U.S. Reps. Robert Aderholdt (R-Haleyville) and Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) wasted no time registering for the 2024 election.
The city of Mobile recently annexed areas to the west of the city, bringing the population to 206,830 and making the city the second largest in the state.
Secretary of State Wes Allen told 1819 News on Friday that he will not run for Congress in the newly redrawn District 2.
A panel of three federal judges on Thursday ordered Alabama to use a new congressional map in its upcoming elections in 2024.
The map a federal court picked for the 2024 congressional elections in Alabama was the “most Democratic” of the three options, according to the Alabama Republican Party.
A panel of three federal judges chose remedial map 3 for Alabama to use in its upcoming congressional elections in 2024.
A panel of three federal judges said they’d soon choose which map will be used in congressional races in Alabama in 2024.
A hearing with a three-judge panel in federal court in Birmingham today will decide which of the final three maps released last week by a Special Master will be used in congressional elections in Alabama.
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin applauded the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) on Wednesday for denying Alabama’s emergency stay request over an August ruling prohibiting Alabama from using the congressional map passed by state lawmakers in July.
New Alabama congressional maps released by a special master on Monday will result in the “prioritization of race above all else,” according to Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall.
U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) might already have her first Democratic primary challenger for 2024 one day after new congressional district map proposals were released by a court-appointed special master.
The U.S. Supreme Court denied an emergency stay request from the State of Alabama on Tuesday over an August ruling by a panel of three federal judges barring Alabama from using a congressional map it passed in a special session in July in the upcoming 2024 election.
A special master appointed by a panel of three federal judges released three congressional map proposals on Monday that would pit two incumbents against each other and most likely result in two Democrats being elected to Congress from Alabama in 2024.
On Monday, special master Richard Allen filed newly drawn remedial redistricting maps with a panel of three federal judges.
Nobody knows what Alabama’s next congressional map will look like in the next few weeks, but it will most likely feature multiple splits with counties in different congressional districts and put local election officials under a tight deadline for implementation, according to Alabama Secretary of State Director of Elections Jeff Elrod.
House Pro-Tem Chris Pringle (R-Mobile) told 1819 News recently he'd submitted a congressional map to the special master for his consideration.
Tuesday's ruling by a three-federal judge panel deeming Alabama's congressional maps insufficient in creating a second minority-majority congressional district was not a surprise to many, including State House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville).
The state of Alabama announced on Tuesday they plan to soon appeal a recent Allen v. Milligan ruling handed down in federal court to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Alabama politicians are divided across party lines in their support of condemnation of Tuesday’s 11th Circuit Court decision to bar the state from using the recently crafted congressional map in the 2024 election.
A federal court has ruled that Alabama may not use the recently drawn congressional map in the 2024 election and has assigned a special master and cartographer to draw a new map while the inevitable appeals from Attorney General Steve Marshall play out.
According to Alabama Solicitor General Edmund LaCour, congressional redistricting plans can comply with the Voting Rights Act without having a “magic number” of majority-minority districts.
Alabama will find out within the next few weeks its fate regarding a three-judge panel's review of the congressional maps created by the Alabama Legislature last month after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled maps drawn in 2021 violate the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
During an appearance on Huntsville radio WVNN's "The Dale Jackson Show" on Thursday, Givhan said he predicted an eventual 5-4 ruling for Alabama, which could keep the legislature's current congressional maps in place.