Bama Politics

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

2020 Ardmore, AL Mayor Election
2020 Ardmore, AL Mayor Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
Billy W. Shannon
Billy W. Shannon currently serves as the Mayor of Ardmore, Alabama.
Ronnie Marks
Ronnie Marks is a Republican who currently serves as the Mayor of Athens, Alabama.
Richard J. Laird
Richard J. Laird was an Independent from Roanoke, AL who died on December 14, 2020 at the age of 83. Learn more about Richard J. Laird's political life on BamaPolitics.com
2022 Alabama State Senate District 27 Election
2022 Alabama State Senate District 27 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
Kyle Garrison
Kyle Garrison is a Libertarian candidate who is from Athens, AL running for office in the Alabama State Senate District 6 election.
Portia Shepherd
Portia Shepherd is a Libertarian candidate who is from Uniontown, AL running for office in the Alabama State Senate District 23 election.
David Clinkscales
David Clinkscales serves as a City Council Member for the city of Franklin, Alabama.
Kevin Dukes
Kevin Dukes is a Republican who is from Scottsboro, AL. Find information on Kevin Dukes including news, election history and more at BamaPolitics.com.
2022 Alabama U.S. Senate Election
2022 Alabama U.S. Senate Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
Phillip “PJ” Greer
Phillip "PJ" Greer is a Libertarian candidate who is from Huntsville, AL running for office in the Alabama 5th Congressional District election.
Patrick C. Wallace
Patrick C. Wallace is a Libertarian candidate who is from Huntsville, AL running for office in the Alabama State Board Of Education District 8 election.
2022 Alabama State House District 55 Election
2022 Alabama State House District 55 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
2022 Clay County, AL Sheriff Election
2022 Clay County, AL Sheriff Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
2022 Marion County, AL Commission District 3 Election
2022 Marion County, AL Commission District 3 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
2022 Marion County, AL Commission District 5 Election
2022 Marion County, AL Commission District 5 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
2022 Shelby County, AL District Judge Place 1 Election
2022 Shelby County, AL District Judge Place 1 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
2022 Alabama 18th Judicial Circuit Judge Place 1 Election
2022 Alabama 18th Judicial Circuit Judge Place 1 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
2022 Jefferson County, AL District Judge Place 10 Election
2022 Jefferson County, AL District Judge Place 10 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
2022 Jefferson County, AL Board Of Education District 3
2022 Jefferson County, AL Board Of Education District 3 results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
Thomas Parchman III
Thomas Parchman III is a Democrat who is from Vestavia Hills, AL. Thomas Parchman III last ran for office in the 2018 Jefferson County Circuit Clerk election.
Sarah Conkle
Sarah Conkle is a Democrat who is from Birmingham, AL. Sarah Conkle last ran for office in the 2018 Jefferson County Circuit Clerk election.
Elizabeth McGowen Watkins
Elizabeth McGowen Watkins is a Democrat who is from Hoover, AL. Elizabeth McGowen Watkins last ran for office in the 2018 Jefferson County Circuit Clerk election.
Ralph Young
Ralph Young is a Democrat who is from Birmingham, AL. Ralph Young last ran for office in the 2018 Jefferson County Circuit Clerk election.
Stephanie Muhammad
Stephanie Muhammad is a Democrat who is from Birmingham, AL. Stephanie Muhammad last ran for office in the 2018 Jefferson County Circuit Clerk election.
Venetta Lee
Venetta Lee is a Democrat who is from Birmingham, AL. Venetta Lee last ran for office in the 2018 Jefferson County Circuit Clerk election.
Phillip Brown
Phillip Brown is a Republican who is from Birmingham, AL. Phillip Brown last ran for office in the 2018 Jefferson County Circuit Clerk election.
Jonathan Barbee
Jonathan Barbee is a Republican who is from Birmingham, AL. Jonathan Barbee last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama Public Service Commission Place 2 election.
Kathy Peterson
Kathy Peterson is a Republican who is from Birmingham, AL. Kathy Peterson last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama Public Service Commission Place 1 election.
Hobbie Sealy
Hobbie Sealy is a Republican who is from Montgomery, AL. Hobbie Sealy last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama Auditor election.
Adam Thompson
Adam Thompson is a Republican who is from Montgomery, AL. Adam Thompson last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama Auditor election.
Lula Albert-Kaigler
Lula Albert-Kaigler is a Democrat who is from Citronelle, AL. Lula Albert-Kaigler last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama Secretary of State election.
Jim Perdue
Jim Perdue is a Republican who is from Luverne, AL. Jim Perdue last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama Secretary of State election.
Reese McKinney
Reese McKinney is a Republican who is from Montgomery, AL. Reese McKinney last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama Secretary of State election.
2022 Alabama 10th Judicial Circuit Place 22 Election
2022 Alabama 10th Judicial Circuit Place 22 Election results and candidate information for Alabama voters.
Tamara Harris Johnson
Tamara Harris Johnson is a Democrat who currently serves as Alabama Judge - 10th Circuit Court - Place 22 in the state of Alabama.
Mark Lester
Mark Lester is a Democrat who is from Birmingham, AL. Mark Lester last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama 6th Congressional District election.
Tom Vigneulle
Tom Vigneulle is a Republican who is from Birmingham, AL. Tom Vigneulle last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama 6th Congressional District election.
Will Brooke
Will Brooke is a Republican who is from Birmingham, AL. Will Brooke last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama 6th Congressional District election.
Chad Mathis
Chad Mathis is a Republican who is from Birmingham, AL. Chad Mathis last ran for office in the 2014 Alabama 6th Congressional District election.
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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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Spinning Top

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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Tommy Bryant at Tarrant, AL city council meeting

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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Unfinished Business in the Alabama House

By Clete Wetli on June 3, 2021 | Opinion

Somehow, Republicans even managed to make a mockery of the old saying, “The House always wins”, by completely screwing up lottery and gaming legislation.

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Source: Leighton Ku and Erin Brantley, The Economic and Employment Effects of Medicaid Expansion Under the American Rescue Plan (Commonwealth Fund, May 2021). <a href="https://doi.org/10.26099/x6zp-g424">https://doi.org/10.26099/x6zp-g424</a>

Report: Medicaid Expansion Would Create 28,500 New Jobs in Alabama in its First Four Years

By Cover Alabama Coalition on June 2, 2021

As an engine for job creation, Medicaid expansion in its first four years would create nearly 80% as many jobs as exist in Alabama’s automobile and auto parts manufacturing industries, an Alabama Arise analysis of…

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A New Strategy Could Send an Alabamian Democrat to the Senate

By Jonah Rank on May 12, 2021 | Opinion

True or False: In a red state, a Democrat can win only if he is White, heterosexual, Christian, and moderate.

False.

Perry Bacon Jr. predicted Ossoff and Warnock winning Georgia’s special…

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