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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…

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, News Tags: election, election…

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

1/3IMG_4567 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3IMG_4569 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3IMG_4570 Show Caption Hide Caption 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…

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…

Bye-Bye State School Board? Alabama Voters Decide In Two Weeks

Governor Kay Ivey's proposal could get rid of the state superintendent's position too

Governor Kay Ivey has said the state’s education leadership needs a bold change, because the current system is not working. Her 2019 proposal would not only get rid of the elected state school board, but state education superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey’s position too. “I get a lot of questions about would I stay around or would I not stay around”…

Starbucks Rolls Out ‘Unity’ Cup Ahead of Election Day

One week before Election Day, Starbucks has unveiled a new cup in the U.S. that it says is meant to be “a symbol of unity.” The green cup features a mosaic of more than 100 people, including a coffee farmer and barista. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz calls it “a divisive time in our country” and says in a statement that…