election day

Dallas Co. Officials Prepare for Election Day

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Election Day is two weeks away — and election officials in Dallas County are working to get everything ready for the big day. Election officials are urging people to get out and exercise their right to vote — and make their voices heard on Election Day. “The election is coming up quick, coming up soon,”…

Steve Flowers Analysis: What Will Happen after Election Day?

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers joined us at 5:30 to talk about what happens in the country after the presidential election, no matter who wins. Flowers says the country is as divided as he’s ever seen it. He says it will take more than a speech to bring the nation back together. He says the two political parties…

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…

Montgomery Co. Probate Judge J.C. Love III Expects Record-Shattering Turnout

Montgomery County Probate Judge J.C. Love III was on Alabama News Rising this morning in a phone interview to talk about his expectations for Election Day. He says he expects turnout to be five times what it was in 2008 and 2012 when President Obama was on the ballot, which had been the highest turnout to date. This time, he…

2020 Election Day Just a Few Hours Away

As Election Day approaches, Montgomery along with the rest of the United States has seen record numbers in absentee and early voting. Montgomery Mayor Reed has granted all city employees two hours of paid time off to vote. Polls open at 7 AM and will close at 7 Pm on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd.   Categories: Montgomery Metro, News Tags: election,…

#VoteWithUs Tour Bus Makes Stop in Capital City on 8 State Tour

As Election Day quickly approaches, organizations are urging citizens to have their voices heard by voting. The #VoteWithUs tour bus made a stop in Montgomery on Monday. The #VoteWithUs tour bus is rolling across America encouraging people about the power of the vote. #VoteWithUs movement hopes to turn out the largest early vote America has ever seen. They say by…

Montgomery Probate Judge Outlines Election-Day Procedures

Monday  was a busy day at polling locations across the state, in preparation for Tuesday’s run-off election. Voting will undoubtedly look different this year, as polling sites are implementing health and safety guidelines for poll workers and voters. “You’ll be greeted by a poll worker wearing personal protective equipment”, explained Montgomery probate Judge  JC Love as he walked Alabama News…

Senate, House Runoffs Included on Alabama Runoff Ballot

The Republican Senate runoff for U.S. Senate and three contests to select party nominees for two open U.S. House seats are the highlights of Tuesday’s election in Alabama. Here is a look at the top races on the ballot: U.S. SENATE Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former football coach Tommy Tuberville are fighting over the Republican nomination to…

Low Voter Turnout Predicted in July 14th Republican Primary Run-Off

Next Tuesday,  Alabamians will head to the polls the first statewide election since the coronavirus pandemic.  July 14th is the republican primary run-off for Alabama’s U.S Senate Seat and Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District. Low voter turnout is typical in a special election, but political analyst Steve Flower’s weighed in amid coronavirus concerns and what he’s calling low voter interest.  “I think…