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Will Dismukes Drops Out of Second District Congressional Race

Alabama State Rep. Will Dismukes (R-District 88) has dropped out of the Republican race for the second district congressional seat. His campaign manager Henry Thornton made the announcement by email this afternoon. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce today that I am withdrawing from the 2nd congressional district race,” Dismukes said in the emailed statement. “I want…

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…

Bobby Bright Will Try to Win Back His Congressional Seat, This Time As a Republican

Former District 2 Alabama Congressman Bobby Bright has announced that he is running to reclaim his seat in Congress, but this time as a Republican. Bright was a Democrat when he held the seat from 2009-2011, before being defeated by Republican incumbent Martha Roby. Previously, Bright was Montgomery Mayor from the time he defeated longtime incumbent Mayor Emory Folmar in…