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Randy Tatano: Bring back mechanical voting machines

The solution to voting issues is an easy one: let’s go back to mechanical voting machines.

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Jefferson County voters continue to cast ballots as GOP leaders hope for a red wave in a blue sea

Voter turnout is steady in Jefferson County for the general election as the time for poll closing nears. Although there were some issues throughout the day, voters were thankful to have a voice in the future of the county, the state and the nation.

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What happens if you vote straight party and an individual in Alabama?

In Alabama, voters have the option to vote with a straight-party ticket. At the top of the ballot, there is an option for Alabama Democratic Party, Alabama Republican Party and Alabama Libertarian Party.

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Andrea Tice: State leaders go absent on absentee ballot scheme

The frustration level is understandable as it has been two years since Ty Coffey, Allison Sinclair of Local Alabama and election whistleblowers gathered necessary proof of election violations on November 3, 2020.

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Tallapoosa County tests ES&S voting machines in preparation for midterms

The midterm election is less than a month away, and states and counties are preparing for polling. Part of that preparation involves testing voting machines and making sure all parts are working.

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Facebook targets certain Alabamians for voter registration

With the midterm elections less than a month away, Facebook has been pushing voting information to the top of social media feeds across Alabama. However, not everyone has been getting these notifications, and state election officials have not been told who Facebook targets.

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Merrill predicts voter turnout as high as 50%, feeling good about Republicans in November

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill said he predicts voter turnout will be between 45% to 50% of registered voters for the general election in November, which would total around 1.64 million to 1.84 million people voting in the state.

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Election 2022: What you need to know about the state constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot

The 2022 general election is just over a month away. While voters may be familiar with the offices on the ballot, including U.S. Senate and governor, less attention has been devoted to the constitutional amendments on the ballot this cycle.

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Party primary runoff elections today

Voters must vote at their assigned polling place, must have a valid photo ID. and must vote in the runoff of the major party primary that they voted in in May. View a sample ballot before going to the polls.

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Friday is last day for in-person voter registration

Friday is the last day for in-person voter registration at your local Board of Registrar's Office.

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Donald Trump appears in Secretary of State voter ID commercial

The state of Alabama continues to push its initiative to get Alabama citizens to register to vote.   This week, Alabama Secretary of...

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Shelby County woman challenging State Representative in 2022 election

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor Susan Dubose announced she is running for State Representative for House District 45. Dubose, the...

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Alabama Forestry Association endorses State Sen. Gerald Allen

By Brandon Moseley The Alabama Forestry Association (AFA) announced Friday its endorsement of State Sen. Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa),...

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Kenneth Paschal announces that he will run for full term

By Brandon Moseley State Representative Kenneth Paschal (R-Pelham) announced that he will run for a full term to the Alabama House...

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Brock Colvin announces run for State House

By Brandon Moseley Brock Colvin announced that he is seeking election for the Alabama House of Representatives, representing House...

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Sewell applauds the Senate Introduction of S.4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

By Brandon Moseley Wednesday, Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL07) said that she was “thrilled to see the Senate move forward with the...