Alabama Election News

John Merrill

Sec. of State John Merrill Argues Over Voter Fraud On Facebook

By Brent Wilson on February 15, 2019

Secretary of State John Merrill is never one to shy away from a debate or argument on Social Media. He enjoys it, though he has

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Alabama Gerrymandering Lawsuit Continues After Judge Rejects States Challenge To Jurisdiction

By Brent Wilson on January 30, 2019

A lawsuit filed on June 13, 2018 naming Secretary of State John Merrill and alleging the Alabama U.S. Congressional districts are in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act has cleared a…

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Butler County Vote No To Property Tax Increase Sign

Butler County Property Tax Increase For Schools Voted Down

By Brent Wilson on January 29, 2019

There will be no property tax increase for residents of Butler County after voters voted against it today.

Amendment 3 (worth 3 mills)YES- 1,131NO- 3,364Amendment 202 (worth 3 mills)YES- 1,098NO- 3,370…

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Libertarian Party

Libertarian Party Files Suit Against Alabama Claiming Discrimination Against Minor Parties

By Brent Wilson on January 24, 2019

Citing AL Election Code, the Libertarian Party of Alabama (LPA) has filed suit in the U.S. District Court, Alabama Middle District, alleging the State of Alabama discriminates against “minor parties” and independent candidates, by charging…

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Leeds City Board of Education

Leeds Voters Turn Down Property Tax Increase

By Brent Wilson on January 22, 2019

Leeds voters on Tuesday turned down a property tax increase to help fund city schools and build a new municipal center, as well as an athletic complex at the high school.

The tax increase…

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Gadsden City Board of Education

Gadsden Voters Approve Electing School Board Members

By Brent Wilson on January 22, 2019

Gadsden went to the polls today to decide whether or not Gadsden City School Board members should be elected to their position or appointed.

As of writing, nearly 69 percent of voters have…

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