Campaign 2020

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Expected to File Presidential Campaign Paperwork in Alabama Today

CBS News is reporting that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to file paperwork today to place his name on the ballot for the Alabama Democratic presidential primary next year. This is the first concrete signal that he is on the verge of launching a presidential campaign, according to a person familiar with his plans. Bloomberg is…

State Senator Cam Ward to Run for Supreme Court

Sen. Cam Ward (R) District 14 State Senator Cam Ward has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination to serve as an Associate Justice on the Alabama Supreme Court. Ward will officially qualify on Tuesday, October 8th, the first day that the Alabama Republican Party allows candidates to file the required paperwork to run for the position. Ward serves…

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Ends Bid for 2020 Presidential Election

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH’-zee-oh) says he’s ending his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. De Blasio struggled to gain traction in a sprawling field of Democrats seeking the presidency. He announced his decision in an MSNBC interview on Friday. De Blasio launched his bid in May, but his campaign largely…

Exclusive Analysis: Who Will Replace Roby in the Second District?

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers is sharing his thoughts on the 2020 race for Alabama’s Second Congressional District. Current Congresswoman Martha Roby has announced that she won’t seek a sixth term. Flowers says potential candidates don’t have a lot of time to make up their mind on whether to run. The primary is March 3. That could be…

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby Says She Won’t Seek Re-Election

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Alabama) has announced she will not seek re-election to a sixth congressional term in 2020. She released the following statement on her website: “Riley and I, and our children, Margaret and George, will be forever grateful to the people of Alabama’s Second District for giving us the tremendous privilege and honor of serving our state and…

Roy Moore Lags in Campaign 2020 Fundraising; Sen. Doug Jones Leads

Republican Roy Moore has raised less than $17,000 so far in his newest U.S. Senate race. Moore this week reported raising $16,693 since announcing his candidacy four weeks ago and trails almost all other candidates in fundraising. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Doug Jones has raised the most. He brought in $2 million last fundraising quarter and has a campaign balance of…