Governor’s Race

Walt Maddox Kicks Off Bus Tour in Alabama Governor’s Race

Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox kicked off a statewide bus tour as he seeks to make gains against Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. The Tuscaloosa mayor and Democratic nominee began the tour Monday in his hometown of Tuscaloosa. Describing himself as the only candidate with solutions, Maddox is running on a platform of establishing a state lottery and expanding Medicaid. Alabama has…

Ivey Raises $495,000 in August; Maddox to Report $338,000

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey raised nearly $500,000 for her campaign last month as the incumbent Republican regains a cash advantage over gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox. In a campaign finance report filed Tuesday, Ivey reported raising $400,000 in August. That is in addition to $95,000 in large contributions she reported last month. The report shows Ivey is regaining a fundraising advantage…

Maddox Wants to Debate Ivey in Governor’s Race

Democratic candidate for governor Walt Maddox wants to debate incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey ahead of the November election. Maddox said after winning the Democratic nomination that he wants to debate Ivey and that Alabama voters deserve to hear from the candidates. Maddox said people are interested in comparing “who is going to be best” to address the state’s problems in…