Alabama Election

Steve Flowers Analysis: What We Learned from Election Day in Alabama and the U.S.

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers joined us on our newscasts to talk about what we have learned from Election Day, both in Alabama and across the country. Even though we don’t yet know the final outcome of the presidential race, the results we do have show a nation that is split nearly equally. But Flowers points out that…

Afternoon Update on Election Day at the Polls in Montgomery

It has already been a busy election day across Montgomery. People have stood in line in order to vote at many polling places. Montgomery County Probate Judge J.C. Love III says about 25,000 people in Montgomery County requested absentee ballots, which is about five times greater than a typical election. As of earlier today, about 23,000 homes in Alabama still…

Alabama Sec. of State Brings Update on Election Day on “Alabama News Rising”

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill was our guest on “Alabama News Rising” this morning to talk to us by phone about his expectations for Election Day in Alabama. Merrill says the latest numbers show more than 331,000 absentee ballots were requested for this election. He says so far, more than 300,000 have been returned.  More ballots should be added…

UPDATE: One Provisional Ballot Decides Opp City Council Race

In the aftermath of last week’s runoffs in cities across our area, one race was decided by a single provisional ballot. In Opp, the District 2 City Council runoff had ended in a tie. Both incumbent councilwoman Charlotte Hunt and her challenger T.D. Morgan finished the night with 67 votes each. But there was one provisional ballot cast in the…

Judge: Alabama Can’t Ban Curbside Voting

A federal judge says Alabama cannot prohibit local officials from offering curbside voting during the COVID-19 pandemic and loosened restrictions on absentee ballots in three Alabama counties because of the health risk to voters. U.S. District Judge Abdul K. Kallon entered the preliminary injunction Monday evening. Kallon ruled that the potential health risks to older and medically vulnerable voters in…

Campaign 2018: Election Results

Alabama News Network is your election headquarters for Campaign 2018: The Alabama Vote. Our non-stop Live coverage starts at 7 p.m. on CBS 8 and ABC 32 and continues through 10:35 p.m. tonight. Get updated election results here – These results will be updated throughout the evening. Click refresh on your browser to make sure you’re seeing the latest numbers….

Carrington Dropping Out of Governor’s Race

www.jccal.orgJefferson County Commissioner David Carrington is dropping out of the 2018 race for governor. Carrington made the announcement Wednesday on social media. He said his six-month campaign had been fascinating, and he had learned much about the state. However, he added that “it just wasn’t meant to be.” Carrington said he will finish out his term on the Jefferson County…