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.
Controversy continues to brew between the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) and the Alabama GOP after a non-registered voter’s ballot was allowed to be counted, ultimately leading to a tied State Senate race.
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.