campaign 2020

Campaign 2020: Find Out What’s On Your Local Ballot

Most Alabama voters know that the November 3 General Election ballot will feature the presidential race and our U.S. Senate race. But there’s a lot more that you’ll find on your ballot. There are six proposed state amendments that will be on everyone’s ballot. There’s also the race for Public Service Commission president. While there are several state court races,…

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…

Mayor’s Races: Two Local Incumbents Lose

When the final unofficial results were announced, two local incumbent mayors lost their re-election bids. Both of them serve cities in Tallapoosa County. In the Alexander City mayor’s race, Mayor Tommy Spraggins lost to Curtis Wood “Woody” Baird. The vote totals were 1,776 to 1,696, or 51% to 49%. Just down the road in Dadeville, Mayor Wayne Smith also lost….

Local Voters Return to the Polls Tuesday for City Runoffs

Tuesday is runoff day for voters in many cities across our area. They will be deciding municipal races, including those for mayor and city council. The races are non-partisan, so candidates don’t run as Democrats or Republicans. The runoffs are between candidates who finished first or second during the initial voting on August 25 in races where no candidate got…

Campaign 2020: City Election Results

Voters in cities across Alabama have cast their ballots in the 2020 municipal elections, voting for mayor, city council members and school board representatives. Montgomery held its city election last year and isn’t a part of this election cycle. Alabama News Network is covering more than 100 local races in Central, West and South Alabama. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE ELECTION…

Campaign 2020: The City Vote – List of Races & Candidates

Thousands of voters in our area will go to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 25 to cast votes for mayor, city council and city school board seats. Montgomery held its city elections last year and is not a part of this 2020 municipal election cycle. Alabama News Network will be covering races throughout Central, West and South Alabama. Here is…

Sen. Doug Jones to Face Tommy Tuberville in U.S. Senate Showdown

  With former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville’s victory over former U.S. Senator Jeff Session in Tuesday’s runoffs, the stage is now set for Tuberville to take on incumbent Democratic Senator Doug Jones. The two are wasting no time in making their pitch to voters in advance of the November 3 general election. “I just spoke with President Trump. He…

Campaign 2020: Alabama Runoff Results

Alabama News Network has complete results of the July 14 runoffs. ALABAMA RUNOFF RESULTS The most-watched statewide race is the Republican runoff for U.S. Senate. Former U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions is facing former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville. The winner moves on to take on Democratic U.S. Senator Doug Jones in November. Another race to watch in our area is…

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…