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The Alabama Secretary of State has released sample primary ballots for the upcoming November 3, 2020 Alabama general election. Find your county below to prepare yourself for when you walk into your voting precinct. Autauga County Baldwin County Barbour County Bibb County Blount County Bullock County Butler County Calhoun County Chambers County Cherokee County Chilton County Choctaw County Clarke County Clay County Cleburne County Coffee County Colbert County Conecuh County Coosa County Covington County Crenshaw County Cullman County Dale County Dallas County Dekalb County Elmore County Escambia County Etowah County Fayette County Franklin County Geneva County Greene County Hale County Henry County Houston County Jackson County Jefferson County Lamar County Lauderdale County Lawrence County Lee County Limestone County Lowndes County Macon County Madison County Marengo…

Collection of vote badges

The Alabama Secretary of State has released sample primary ballots for the upcoming July 14, 2020 Alabama Republican and Democratic primary runoff races. Find your county below to prepare yourself for when you walk into your voting precinct. Some counties do not have a Democratic runoff election scheduled. Autauga County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Baldwin County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Barbour County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Bibb County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Blount County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Bullock County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Butler County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Calhoun County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Chambers County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Cherokee County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Chilton County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Choctaw County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Clarke County Democratic Ballot Republican…

Jeff Sessions

At a joint press conference on Monday in Montgomery, eight Alabama sheriffs endorsed Jeff Sessions for U.S. Senate. The sheriffs were: Kevin Turner of Madison County John Samaniego of Shelby County Jonathon W. Horton of Etowah County Don Valenza of Houston County Shannon Oliver of Franklin County Ray Norris of Clarke County Billy Murray of St. Clair County Heath Taylor of Russell County, who also serves as president of the Alabama Sheriffs Association. “Law enforcement officers trust Jeff Sessions because we know that he has our back,” said Sheriff Kevin Turner of Madison County, who represents more people than any other sheriff that has made an endorsement. “Let me tell you. There is not one person across this state that can ever say Jeff Sessions…

Collection of vote badges

The Alabama Secretary of State has released sample primary ballots for the upcoming March 3, 2020 Alabama Republican and Democratic primaries. Find your county below to prepare yourself for when you walk into your voting precinct. View 2020 Alabama Primary Runoff Sample Ballots Autauga County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Baldwin County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Barbour County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Bibb County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Blount County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Bullock County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Butler County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Calhoun County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Chambers County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Cherokee County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Chilton County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Choctaw County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Clarke County Democratic Ballot Republican Ballot Clay County Democratic Ballot…

A lightbulb on dollar bill, energy saving concept

On Thursday, Governor Kay Ivey announced that twenty-one community service agencies in Alabama will receive $46.2 million in grants to assist low-income families by helping pay their energy bills. The grants were provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through their Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The grants were administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. “Many low-income families in Alabama are forced to weigh between staying warm in their homes or having food and prescription medicine,” Ivey said in a press release. “These grants will help many elderly, disabled and families with children not have to make those choices. Here is the list of Alabama agencies receiving grant money and the respective amounts they are receiving: Community Action…

Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday announced that she has awarded grants totaling more than $2.5 million to help homeless Alabamians with immediate housing assistance and to help others who are in danger of becoming homeless. The funding from the federal Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program will support organizations across the state that provide shelter, legal and health services, as well as financial education for families and individuals without a residence. The ESG program also can assist with moving costs, including rental and utility deposits, for these families.   “While many of us are looking forward to the holidays and spending time with friends and family, we should also remember that some of our fellow Alabamians are struggling to keep a roof over their heads, and…

Governor Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Transportation has announced that more than $30 million in funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various road and bridge projects. The funding is made available through the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program-II (ATRIP-II), a new program created under the Rebuild Alabama Act. The Rebuild Alabama Act requires ATRIP-II to be an annual program setting aside a minimum of $30 million off the top of ALDOT’s share of new gas tax revenue for projects of local interest on the state highway system. “An investment in our roads and bridges is an investment in the future of Alabama,” Governor Ivey said. “I am proud to see projects resulting from the Rebuild Alabama Act already getting off…

Alabama House Democratic Caucus

This month Alabama Democrats want to hear from you. The Alabama House Democratic Caucus will be hosting 5 Town Hall events across the state in preparation for the upcoming Alabama Legislative Session. The events are as follows. Clarke County Town Hall & Listening Session On February 12, State Representative Thomas Jackson will be headlining the Town Hall in Thomasville, AL to hear from his constituents. You can view all the event details here: Clarke County Town Hall & Listening Session Dallas County Town Hall & Listening Session On February 18, State Representative Prince Chestnut will be headlining the Town Hall in Selma, AL to hear from his constituents. You can view all the event details here: Dallas County Town Hall & Listening Session Mobile Senate…

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