Bama Politics

Alabama political news, legislative updates, and information database of elected officials & candidates.

Brittany Cannon Dement
Brittany Cannon Dement is an Independent from Auburn, AL. Brittany Cannon Dement last ran for office in the 2018 Auburn, AL Mayor election.
2022 Jefferson County, AL Sheriff Election
2022 Jefferson County, AL Sheriff Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
Mack N. Butler
Mack N. Butler is a Republican from Rainbow City, AL. Mack N. Butler last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama State House District 28 election.
Rusty Glover
Rusty Glover is a Republican from Semmes, AL. Rusty Glover last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama Auditor election.
Bill Holtzclaw
Bill Holtzclaw is a Republican from Madison, AL. Bill Holtzclaw last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama State Senate District 2 election.
Paul Sanford
Paul Sanford is a Republican from Huntsville, AL. Paul Sanford last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama 5th Congressional District election.
Hank Sanders
Hank Sanders is a Democrat from Selma, AL. Hank Sanders last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama State Senate District 23 election.
Will Boyd
Will Boyd is a Democrat from Florence, AL. Will Boyd last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama U.S. Senate election.
Brandaun Dean
Brandaun Dean is a Democrat from Brighton, AL. Brandaun Dean last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama U.S. Senate election.
Tom Fredricks
Tom Fredricks is a Republican from Priceville, AL. Tom Fredricks last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama State House District 14 election.
Darrio Melton
Darrio Melton is a Democrat from Selma, AL. Darrio Melton last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama State Senate District 23 election.
Lanny Jackson
Lanny Jackson is a Democrat from Birmingham, AL. Lanny Jackson last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama U.S. Senate election.
Stan Cooke
Stan Cooke is a Republican from Kimberly, AL. Stan Cooke last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama Auditor election.
James C. Fields
James C. Fields is a Democrat from Hanceville, AL. James C. Fields last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama State House District 12 election.
Mallory Hagan
Mallory Hagan is a Democrat from Opelika, AL. Mallory Hagan last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama State House District 25 election.
Chad Chig Martin
Chad Chig Martin is a Democrat from Dothan, AL. Chad Chig Martin last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama Governor election.
Matt Shelby
Matt Shelby is a Libertarian from Daphne, AL. Matt Shelby last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama Secretary of State election.
Dean Young
Dean Young is a Republican from Orange Beach, AL. Dean Young last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama Governor election.
Ruth Page-Nelson
Ruth Page-Nelson is a Libertarian from Dothan, AL. Ruth Page-Nelson last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama Lieutenant Governor election.
Phyllis Harvey-Hall
Phyllis Harvey-Hall is a Democrat from Montgomery, AL. Phyllis Harvey-Hall last ran for office in the 2022 Alabama 2nd Congressional District election.
Emanuel Ford
Emanuel Ford was from Birmingham, AL. Emanuel Ford died on November 16, 2014 at the age of 55.
April M. Williams
April M. Williams is from Birmingham, AL. April M. Williams last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL Board of Education District 8 election.
Darius Moore
Darius Moore is from Birmingham, AL. Darius Moore last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL Board of Education District 7 election.
Joy A. Smith
Joy A. Smith is from Birmingham, AL. Joy A. Smith last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL Board of Education District 6 election.
Lavon Beard
Lavon Beard is from Birmingham, AL. Lavon Beard last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL Board of Education District 6 election.
Gwendolyn Bell
Gwendolyn Bell is from Birmingham, AL. Gwendolyn Bell last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL Board of Education District 6 election.
Gwen Sykes
Gwen Sykes is from Birmingham, AL. Gwen Sykes last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL Board of Education District 4 election.
Brian Giattina
Brian Giattina is from Birmingham, AL. Brian Giattina last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL Board of Education District 3 election.
Virginia Volker
Virginia Volker is from Birmingham, AL. Virginia Volker last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL Board of Education District 2 election.
Lyord Watson
Lyord Watson is from Birmingham, AL. Lyord Watson last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL Board of Education District 2 election.
Tyrone Belcher
Tyrone Belcher is from Birmingham, AL. Tyrone Belcher last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL Board of Education District 1 election.
Ellen Spencer
Ellen Spencer is from Birmingham, AL. Ellen Spencer last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL City Council District 9 election.
Leroy Bandy
Leroy Bandy was from Birmingham, AL. Leroy Bandy died on May 31, 2016 at the age of 68.
Marcus Lundy
Marcus Lundy is from Birmingham, AL. Marcus Lundy last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL City Council District 9 election.
Gary Lavender
Gary Lavender is from Birmingham, AL. Gary Lavender last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL City Council District 7 election.
Willis Hendrix
Willis Hendrix is from Birmingham, AL. Willis Hendrix last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL City Council District 6 election.
John Harris
John Harris is from Birmingham, AL. John Harris last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL City Council District 6 election.
Michael R. Morrison
Michael R. Morrison is a Democrat from Birmingham, AL. Michael R. Morrison last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL City Council District 6 election.
James L. Stewart
James L. Stewart is from Birmingham, AL. James L. Stewart last ran for office in the 2013 Birmingham, AL City Council District 6 election.
Maxine Parker
Maxine Parker was a Democrat from Birmingham, AL. Maxine Parker died on November 12, 2013.
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Critical Race Tactics: Mo Brooks Sounds False Alarms and Dog Whistles

By Andrew Sullins on December 20, 2021 | Opinion

US Congressman Mo Brooks, the Republican who represents the state’s 5th congressional district in north Alabama, is no stranger to controversy. In fact, he often seems to revel in it, as any…

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Katie Britt Doesn’t Mince Words: “Coal Counts.”

By Amy Fahimi on December 14, 2021 | Opinion

Katie Britt has a clear message to convey to Alabama voters. She is a doer who will put “Alabama First.” She uses this theme as a central thesis to organize her website katiebrittforsenate.com…

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Lack of Trust, Transparency, and Accountability in Madison City

By Hanu Karlapalem on September 22, 2021 | Opinion

A small group of people can overturn the most powerful tools we have to protect freedom, and they can do it without taking a single vote.  Neither the Constitutions of the United States and Alabama,…

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The Curse of The Gerrymander

By Clete Wetli on September 2, 2021 | Opinion

The truth is that our election process and our voting rights are currently under attack by those who believe that it’s acceptable to put their thumbs on the scale to win elections through gerrymandering and voter suppression.

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Spin it Like a Top

By Lisa Ward for Senate on August 2, 2021 | Opinion

Around and around we go… who we believe, nobody knows! It’s the days of mistrust and misinterpretation. To understand spinning… we must first define it. A top goes around and around until it runs out…

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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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The Republican Suspension of Disbelief

By Clete Wetli on July 20, 2021 | Opinion

That’s why bipartisanship is almost impossible right now. Republicans are more interested in fueling imagined controversy than they are in addressing any of the critical issues facing our nation and our state.

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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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The Republicans’ Lying, Cheating Hearts

By Clete Wetli on June 24, 2021 | Opinion

In the chaotic aftermath of Trump’s failed insurrection and the Republican echo chamber mindlessly blasting out the Big Lie, it’s become evident that the GOP has no significant interest other than retaining power at all…

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