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Dallas Co. Voters Crossover in the Primary Election

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Election officials in Dallas County — say while the flow of voters has been steady at the polls — the overall turnout today — has been moderate. Probate Judge Jimmy Nunn says primary voting started off slowly Tuesday morning — due to the rain. But it began to steadily increase — after the rain stopped….

Dallas Co. Officials Prepare for Upcoming Primary

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The primary election is just over two weeks away — and election officials in Dallas County want to let voters know about a few changes. “There are a lot of changes going on in Dallas County. But its for the good.” Probate Judge Jimmy Nunn is also the county’s chief election official. He says the…

How Are This Year’s Elections Having an Impact on the Legislative Session?

All 140 legislators in Alabama are up for election this year, and according to Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers, this will play a major role in the outcome of proposed bills. The Alabama Legislature is tackling some big bills including permitless carry, gambling, and school choice. Flowers says gun advocate groups have pushed for the permitless carry bill…

Board to Certify Alabama Election Results on Monday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s results from the Nov. 3 election will become official on Monday. The state canvassing board is set to meet at the Capitol Monday morning to certify results from each of Alabama’s 67 counties. The move will make President Donald Trump’s overwhelming victory in the state official over President-elect Joe Biden. It will also settle numerous…

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,…

Thousands Vote Absentee in Dallas Co. Amid COVID-19

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Election day is just about a week away — but thousands of people in Dallas County — have already cast their votes. “I came up here to vote because I don’t, I’m not able to go to the polls and vote and stuff. I can’t stand long.” Corine Ingram of Minter is one of more…

Auburn University Student Elected Mayor of Tallapoosa County Town

The new mayor of a small Alabama town faces a couple of unusual challenges: Namely, going to class and doing his homework. Auburn University student Messiah Williams-Cole defeated an incumbent to be elected mayor of Camp Hill. Besides operating the town of about 950 people, he’s getting ready to graduate in May with a degree in interdisciplinary studies. The 21-year-old…

Selma Voters Optimistic After Municipal Election Runoff

From the West Alabama Newsroom– More votes were cast in the municipal election runoff — than there were in the municipal election, 355 more votes — to be exact. “This town has more enthusiasm for a local election than I’ve ever seen. There are signs everywhere. All my parents friends are always talking about it,” said Justin Baumann. Voters elected…

Baird Wins in Alexander City Mayoral Election

Alexander City: Curtis “Woody” Baird won in Tuesday, Oct. 6th’s mayoral election after a very close race coming down to the absentee votes. Baird won over incumbent Mayor Thomas Spraggins in Tuesday night’s election. Baird says he plans to focus on Alex City’s infrastructure first, he also says “We want to sit down with people from all aspects of the…