Election Results

Race for Montgomery City Council District One Seat Headed to Runoff

The race for the Montgomery City Council District One seat will go to a runoff. Ed Grimes won 49-Percent of the votes, while his opponent Donnie Mims received 21-Percent of the vote. The runoff election is scheduled for august 24th. The seat was vacated with the death of Councilman Richard Bollinger back in March. Categories: Election Results, Montgomery Tags: Alabama…

Montgomery District 3 City Council Race Headed for Runoff

The special election for the Montgomery City council District 3 seat is headed for a runoff election. Marche Johnson received the most votes in Tuesday’s election with 319 (39.18%), while Adrienne Larkin garnered 214 votes (26.28%). Both candidates fell short of the 50%+1 needed to win outright. A special runoff election will be held on April 27th. The District 3…

On Day One, Biden to Undo Trump Policies on Climate, Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) – In his first hours as president, Joe Biden will aim to strike at the heart of President Donald Trump’s policy legacy. Aides say Biden on Wednesday plans to sign a series of executive actions that reverse his predecessor’s orders on immigration, climate change, and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Biden also is expected to end construction…

Cowboys for Trump Leader Arrested Over US Capitol Riot

County Commissioner Couy Griffin speaks in Santa Fe, N.M., as hundreds of advocates for gun rights rally at the New Mexico Statehouse against a proposed red-flag gun law that has the support of Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee, File) SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A New Mexico county official who runs a group called Cowboys for Trump…

FBI Vetting Guard Troops in DC Amid Fears of Insider Attack

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. That concern is prompting the FBI to vet all 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event. The massive undertaking reflects the extraordinary security concerns that have gripped Washington following the…

DC Mayor Pushes for Increased Security Around Inauguration

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) WASHINGTON (AP) – District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is seeking increased security around President-elect Joe Biden’s Jan. 20 inauguration in the wake of the mob insurrection at the Capitol. Bowser says in a letter to Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, that the…

The Latest: Trump Promises ‘Orderly Transition’ on Jan. 20

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump now says there “will be an orderly transition on January 20th” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and after a day of violence when his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Trump says in a statement tweeted by his social media director Dan Scavino, “Even though I totally disagree…

Warnock Makes History with Senate Win as Democrats Near Majority

ATLANTA (AP) – Democrat Raphael Warnock has won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach. Warnock, a pastor who spent the past 15 years leading the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached, defeated Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler. It’s a stinging rebuke…

Trump Says He’ll ‘Fight Like Hell’ to Hold on to Presidency

DALTON, Ga. (AP) –  President Donald Trump says he will “fight like hell” to hold on to the presidency. And he’s appealing to Republican lawmakers to reverse his election loss to Joe Biden when they convene this week to confirm the Electoral College vote. He held a rally Monday night where he spoke about his disagreement with his loss. His…

Decision Day in Georgia with Senate Majority at Stake

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia voters are set to decide the balance of power in Congress in a pair of high-stakes Senate runoff elections. Tuesday’s voting will help determine President-elect Joe Biden’s capacity to enact what may be the most progressive governing agenda in generations. Democrats must win both of the state’s elections to gain the Senate majority. Republicans are unified…