Election Results

Trump Fires Agency Head Who Vouched for 2020 Vote Security

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has fired the nation’s top election security official, a widely respected member of the administration who refuted the president’s unsubstantiated claims of electoral fraud. The dismissal Tuesday of the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Christopher Krebs, was abrupt. Since his loss to Democrat Joe Biden, Trump has been ridding his administration…

Trump Campaign Lawsuit over Pennsylvania Vote Heads to Court

A hearing on the Trump campaign’s federal lawsuit seeking to prevent Pennsylvania officials from certifying the vote results remains on track. It’s scheduled for Tuesday in Williamsport, after the judge quickly denied the campaign’s new lawyer’s request for a delay. The Trump campaign wants to prevent certification of state voting results that give President-elect Joe Biden Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes….

Trump Campaign Retreats from Key Claim in Pennsylvania Suit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – President Donald Trump’s campaign is withdrawing a central part of its lawsuit seeking to stop the certification of the election results in Pennsylvania. Democrat Joe Biden captured the state to help win the White House. Ahead of a Tuesday hearing in the case, Trump’s campaign dropped the allegation that hundreds of thousands of mail-in and absentee…

Selma Voters Optimistic After Municipal Election Runoff

From the West Alabama Newsroom– More votes were cast in the municipal election runoff — than there were in the municipal election, 355 more votes — to be exact. “This town has more enthusiasm for a local election than I’ve ever seen. There are signs everywhere. All my parents friends are always talking about it,” said Justin Baumann. Voters elected…

New Leadership Coming to the City of Valley Grande

Incoming mayor and at least four of the city's five council members are not part of city's current leadership.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The city of Valley Grande will have a new mayor — and could have a whole new city council after a runoff for the last remaining council seat. David Wayne Labbe was not on the ballot in the municipal election in Valley Grande Tuesday. Nevertheless, he’ll still take over as the city’s mayor — once…

Perkins and Jackson Move On to Runoff in Selma Mayor’s Race

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A crowded field of twelve candidates in the Selma mayor’s race — has now been whittled down to the top two candidates — from Tuesday’s municipal election. The municipal election ended with a runoff in the mayor’s race — between James Perkins, Jr. — and Miah Jackson. That means there will be six more weeks…

Dallas Co. Election Officials Certify Primary Runoff Election

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The results of the primary runoff election are now certified and official. Election officials in Dallas County canvassed the runoff election this afternoon. Twenty-two provisional ballots cast during the runoff were admitted and added to the unofficial totals. The district two race for the county commission was decided by a mere 12 votes. Probate Judge…

Alabama Democrats

Call for new leadership

Then Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Sue Ball Cobb, 2011 MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Democrats’ disappointing performance in Tuesday’s election has reignited calls for changes within the state party. Democratic candidates were held to about 40 percent of the vote in statewide races. The losses reignited long simmering tensions with several 2018 candidates calling for new leadership or at…

Lowndes Co. Voters Renew Special Tax for Schools

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Voters in Lowndes County overwhelmingly vote in favor of continuing a special property tax that benefits public schools. The renewal garnered more than ninety percent support. The tax accounts for nearly a million dollars in revenue for local schools. A property worth 95-thousand dollars would cost about 65 dollars more in taxes each year. Residents…

Outside Media Looking In

How they treated last night's Roy Moore Victory

It was difficult to absorb any online or offline media and not come across the story of Tuesday’s U.S.Senate GOP  primary runoff election. A CNN  story described the president’s disposition when he went to bed last night after roy moore’s win—“embarrassed and pissed”. There was this analysis from a former Trump campaign aide quoted in the daily caller website: “Judge Moore…