alabama democratic party

Alabama Democratic Party Wants Investigation into Sec. of State John Merrill

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill The head of the Alabama Democratic Party says he wants an investigation into Republican Secretary of State John Merrill. Merrill announced last week that he would not be seeking political office in next year’s elections. He has said he made choices that were not in the best interest of his family. He told al.com…

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit over Control of the Alabama Democratic Party

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit over control of the Alabama Democratic Party. Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin dismissed the lawsuit filed by longtime leader Nancy Worley to prevent new Chairman Chris England from taking control. Judge Griffin said he did not have jurisdiction over the internal party dispute. Worley said she was disappointed in the action and is reviewing…

Alabama Democratic Party Elects New Chair and Vice Chair

A new chair and vice chair were elected to the Alabama Democratic Party on Saturday. Representative Chris England was elected to the position of Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party by a majority of the State Democratic Executive Committee in Montgomery.  Patricia Todd was elected to the position of Vice Chair. “Today was monumental for Alabama Democrats, and I am…

Legislator Chris England Running for Chair of Democratic Party

State Rep. Chris England of Tuscaloosa is running for chair of the Alabama Democratic Party. England announced Sunday night on Twitter that he is running for chair. The Tuscaloosa legislator has been one of the leading advocates for changes in how the state party is run. England led an Oct. 5 meeting in which a faction of the State Democratic…