Brent Wilson, Author at Bama Politics

The following is a joint statement from Alabama Arise, the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP and Greater Birmingham Ministries. Our elected officials and appointed leaders should respect the full dignity, worth, and humanity of all people they represent. We urge all political parties and…

The Young Republican Federation of Alabama voted to censure Alabama State Rep. Will Dismukes (R-Millbrook), according to a statement posted on Facebook. The group also called on Dismukes to resign and stated that they no longer recognized him as a Republican. Dismukes has been under…

Republican State Senator Clyde Chambliss (R-Prattville) has called for the resignation of State Representative Will Dismukes (R-Millbrook) after Dismukes appeared at a celebration for Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first Grand Wizard of the KKK, a Confederate general and who was responsible for a role in…

Update: The Alabama Democratic Party has issued a press release that again calls for Will Dismukes to resign. “Will Dismukes has demonstrated yet again why he is unfit to hold public office,” Alabama Democratic Party Executive Director Wad Perry stated. “Americans don’t celebrate racists or…

Doug Jones

Doug Jones, the incumbent U.S. Senator in Alabama who will face Tommy Tuberville in the November election, released the following statement after Tuberville’s victory against Jeff Sessions. Press Release “When I was elected, I promised the people of Alabama that I would put their interests first…

Tommy Tuberville has won the Republican runoff against Jeff Sessions for Alabama U.S. Senate and will face Democratic incumbent Doug Jones in the November 3, 2020 General election. Follow the results Tuberville, a former Auburn football coach and political newcomer, received the endorsement of Donald…

This story is breaking and will be updated as more information is available. Alabama State Senator Randy Price (R-Opelika) has been hospitalized at East Alabama Medical Center and currently in the ICU with COVID-19. In a Facebook post on Price’s profile, Facebook user Bryant Whaley…

Kiani Gardner

Kiani Gardner, who is running for Congress in Alabama’s 1st Congressional District, issued a press release today attacking comments made by Alabama State Senator Del Marsh (R-Anniston) yesterday to Montgomery reporters. In his comments, Marsh stated that he hoped to see more COVID-19 cases so…

THE CAMPAIGN TO ELECT ANDY WOLOSZYN ANNOUNCES that Huntsville native Andy Woloszyn filed qualifying paperwork Thursday, officially placing his name on the ballot to face incumbent Tommy Battle in the August 25th election for Huntsville mayor.  Woloszyn is running to represent all of Huntsville, not…

In an interview with a reporter for CBS42, Alabama State Senator President pro tempore Del Marsh (R-Anniston) commented on the increase in COVID-19 cases in the state saying, “I’m not as concerned as much as the number of cases, in fact quite honestly, I want…