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AL Republicans Push Party Registration & Closed Primaries

By Brent Wilson on July 1, 2022

Morgan County Republicans and one current State Senator involved in an election controversy are looking to change the way election primaries work in the state of Alabama by requiring every voter in…

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Alabama Libertarian Candidates For 2022 Election

By Brent Wilson on June 13, 2022

The Alabama Libertarian Party will have candidates on the ballot for the November 8th election, from the Governor’s race all the way down to local county commissioner races. In total, the Alabama Libertarian Party has…

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ADP Calls For Resignation Of Tarrant Councilman Tommy Bryant

By Brent Wilson on July 20, 2021

The Alabama Democratic Party issued a press release today calling for the resignation of embattled Tarrant, AL City Council Member John Tommy Bryant.

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Tarrant, AL Councilman Tommy Bryant: “Do We Have A House N***** In Here?”

By Brent Wilson on July 20, 2021

Tarrant, AL city council member Tommy Bryant, has come under fire from residents after an exchange at a city council meeting Monday night in which he stood up and…

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Decatur Councilman Hunter Pepper Joked About Running Over Black Protesters

By Brent Wilson on March 5, 2021

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…

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Live Tuscaloosa, AL Municipal Election Results

By Brent Wilson on March 2, 2021

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…

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View The Bills Alabama House Democrats Are Prioritizing In 2021

By Brent Wilson on February 24, 2021

The Alabama House Democratic Caucus on Wednesday hosted a Zoom call that discussed their legislative agenda for the current 2021 legislative session.

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Alabama House Democratic Caucus To Live Stream 2021 Legislative Agenda

By Brent Wilson on February 24, 2021

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…

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Alabama Bill Aims To End Straight Party Voting

By Brent Wilson on February 15, 2021

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…

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