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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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Whatley bows out of disputed SD27 GOP primary

Friday, just before the Alabama Republican Party's steering committee was set to reconvene to consider the disputed Senate District 27 Republican primary contest outcome between State Sen. Tom Whatley (R-Auburn) and Auburn City Councilman Jay Hovey, Whatley formally announced he was dropping his challenge.

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Attorney for voter in disputed SD27 race threatens federal lawsuit

During an appearance on "Rightside Radio" broadcasted on Huntsville's WVNN on Thursday, Bryan Taylor, legal counsel for Patsy Kenney, the so-called non-registered voter in the disputed Senate District 27 outcome, said his client was considering legal action if her vote winds up being rejected.

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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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ALGOP grants Hovey motion for rehearing of Senate District 27 contest

The Alabama Republican Party has granted a motion for a rehearing of Saturday's election contest in State Senate District 27. The motion was granted based on new evidence from ALEA about a disputed ballot. The committee on Saturday declared the race between Sen. Tom Whatley and Jay Hovey a tie. Hovey won the race by one vote, according to election results certified by local election officials.

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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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Whatley 'disturbed' by Democrat claim of swaying GOP primary outcome in NY Times; Says 422 Dem voters crossed over in SD27

State Sen. Whatley criticized a New York Times op-ed and claimed 422 voters who participated in "multiple" Democratic primaries voted in last month's SD27 Republican Party primary.

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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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State Sen. Whatley's legal team pledges to ensure 'all Republican votes' are counted in disputed race

In a statement given to 1819 News on Tuesday, Sen. Tom Whatley's (R-Auburn) legal team explained the decision not to pursue a recount and to put Senate District 27 challenge in the hands of GOP officials "to ensure that all Republican votes are counted."

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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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Provisional ballot counting leads to one-vote lead in State Senate District 27 race

Political watchers figured the contest for the Republican nomination in State Senate District 27 to be competitive, but as it stands now, it will be one of the more bizarre state senate contests in Alabama political history.

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Judiciary Committee considers bill changing how bail is handled

A bill addressing posting bond in municipal court cases received a favorable report on Tuesday from the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee....

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Senate incumbents have good year of fundraising thus far

By Brandon Moseley According to recent campaign finance reports filed with the Alabama Secretary of State’s office, Republican candidates...

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Some lawmakers want to ‘Axe the Food Tax’ in Alabama

By Brandon Moseley Food prices are climbing, directly impacting Alabama families – particularly the poor and those on fixed incomes....

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The Alabama Farmers Federation announces more legislative race endorsements

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Farmers Federation announced another round of endorsements for the state legislature. The Alabama...