John Merrill News & Articles

If history is any guide, the way America chooses to battle the COVID-19 pandemic and respond to the economic crash will shape our country for decades to come. In the last century, the New Deal policies that pulled us out of the Great Depression also…

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Governor Kay Ivey and Secretary of State John Merrill need to immediately review the footage of yesterday’s primary elections in Wisconsin. Long lines of voters in masks, standing far too close together, and in groups so large that it violates literally every published guideline. There…

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Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the Primary Runoff Election would be held on July 14, 2020, due to the concerns surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. “Exercising my extraordinary powers under the Emergency Management Act, I am setting Alabama’s Primary Runoff Election for July 14,…

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The Alabama Democratic Party has joined Secretary of State John Merrill in exploring a brief postponement of the March 31 primary runoff election due to the current situation involving the Coronavirus. It is a prudent course of action in this one specific circumstance. Protecting the health…

Ever since State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) endorsed Congressman Bradley Byre’s campaign for U.S. Senate back in June, a bit of a shakeup in the GOP primary has taken place. Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill has dropped out and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions…

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Across the country on January 9th each year, citizens take the lead to show support on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.  Alabama elected officials and those seeking office took to Twitter to comment on the day and what it means to them. Governor Kay Ivey…

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On Sunday, current Alabama Secretary of State, John Merrill ended his campaign for U.S. Senate to challenge Democratic incumbent, Doug Jones. He made the announcement on his Facebook page: “I have spoken to tens of thousands of Alabamians about the future of our nation and…

Former U.S. Attorney General and former U.S. Senator from Alabama Jeff Sessions announced on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News television show that he was throwing his hat into the Republican Primary to try and get his old Senate seat back that is currently held by Doug…

Multiple sources have stated that Jeff Sessions is expected to make an announcement on Fox News tomorrow night on his rumored run for the 2020 U.S. Senate seat he once held. Sessions stepped down from his role as U.S. Senator in 2017 to join the…

Roy Moore has made it on the 2020 Republican U.S. Senate race primary ballot. Moore is the last announced Republican to qualify, and the most vulnerable high profile candidate financially. Moore reported only $34,190 cash-on-hand in his third-quarter filings last month. Money has never been…