John Merrill News & Articles

John Merrill Announces Run For Senate, Says He Won’t Resign As Secretary Of State

By Matthew Tyson on June 26, 2019

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill announced in a press conference Tuesday that he will run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Doug Jones.

Merrill is the sixth candidate to…

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Early Voting Will Move Alabama Forward

By Clete Wetli on April 1, 2019 | Opinion

This bill is another opportunity for Alabama to move forward. For too long, we’ve approached sensible legislation like this with an obstinate attitude of baseless oppositional defiance.

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Alabama Early Voting Part of House Democrats 2019 Legislative Agenda

By Matthew Tyson on March 26, 2019

On March 20, Rep. Thomas Jackson (D, Montgomery) introduced a bill that would authorize early voting in the state of Alabama.

If passed, HB256 would require the governing body of each…

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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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