Brent Wilson, Author at Bama Politics

Hunter Pepper Facebook Post

Decatur, AL City Councilman Hunter Pepper joked on Facebook in 2018 about running over black protesters in Hoover, AL, at a time protests were happening over the police shooting of E.J. Bradford at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. In a Facebook post from November of…

Collection of vote badges

Tuscaloosa, AL polls close at 7 PM and results are expected soon after the polls close. We are tracking each contested election which you can follow by viewing the links below. Each link will open a new page that will display the latest results as…

Alabama House Democratic Caucus cover

The Alabama House Democratic Caucus on Wednesday hosted a Zoom call that discussed their legislative agenda for the current 2021 legislative session. The call included Democratic House members Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville), Adline Clarke (D-Mobile), Barbara Drummond (D-Mobile), Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa), Neil Rafferty (D-Birmingham), Mary Moore…

Alabama House Democratic Caucus cover photo

The Alabama House Democratic Caucus will be hosting a live stream event Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 11 A.M. to put promote their legislative agenda and goals for the 2021 Alabama Legislative Session. According to the press release published below, some of the mentioned topics…

Voting at a ballot box

An Alabama House bill has been submitted that would prohibit straight-party voting in the state. The bill, HB397, currently has 19 sponsors, all Democrats. Only six states, including Alabama, currently allow the practice with Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Oklahoma, and South Carolina being the others. Alabama…

Better Ballot Alabama

Written by Brent Wilson on February 14, 2021
Better Ballot Alabama Logo

Better Ballot Alabama working to bring Ranked Choice Voting to Alabama Alabama — Feb 14, 2021 — Better Ballot Alabama is a grassroots organization that was started in Dec of 2020 with the idea to start laying the groundwork for a Ranked Choice Voting movement…

Proncey Robertson Parler Account

Alabama State Representative Proncey Robertson (R-Mount Hope) is one of many conservatives who have taken to Parler after either becoming frustrated with Twitter or seeking an echo chamber where their conservative views go largely unchallenged. A quick look at Robertson’s account shows that he has…

Tab Bowling Trump Facebook Post

In a Facebook post on January 6th, Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling posted a comment saying “Clearly our President, with military capabilities, is unstable to lead our nation.” The post included a photo that simply said “Unstable. This comes after the capitol was breached by Trump…

Birmingham City Seal

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has been admitted to a hospital due to COVID-19. Woodfin sent out a tweet on December 30th saying that he had tested positive. According to the most recent update by the City of Birmingham’s social media accounts, Woodfin was admitted due to symptoms connected…

Randall Woodfin

In a December 30th tweet, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin tweeted that he has tested positive for COVID-19, saying that it had “made its way to my doorstep.” “COVID-19 has made its way to my doorstep. I’ve tested positive but my symptoms are currently mild. Remember,…

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