john knight

District 26 Democratic Primary Heads To Runoff

The Democratic Primary for the District 26 State Senate will be decided in a runoff. The two candidates who received the most votes were Kirk Hatcher, who received 47.93% and John Knight who received 20.81% of vote. Hatcher is a current state representative and Knight is a former state representative. The runoff is set for Tuesday, December 15, 2020 and…

Secretary of State Explains Reason for Voting Issues in Montgomery

"Mechanical-Electronic-Human" mistake

As Alabama News Network has reported, State Rep. John Knight (D-Montgomery) says he had problems while trying to vote in the state runoffs on Tuesday. Apparently, he wasn’t alone. Alabama Sec. of State John Merrill confirms to Alabama News Network  nearly two dozen people in Montgomery had similar problems at the polls. Knight is a Democrat and wanted to vote…

David Burkette Wins the Democratic Runoff for Alabama Senate Seat

Montgomery City Councilman David Burkette has won the Democratic primary runoff for Alabama Senate District 26. He defeated state Rep. John Knight. The unofficial results are: David Burkette  3,575  55% John Knight      2,979  45% The only votes left to be counted are provisional ballots. Election officials say they plan to tally those votes next week. The seat became…

District 26 Senate Seat Run-Off Election, One Week Away

Voters in Alabama’s 26th district will hit the polls next week for the runoff election for state senate. Representative John Knight and Montgomery city councilman David Burkette will face off on February 27th for that currently vacant seat. District 26 includes West, South and North Alabama as well as the Western edge of Pike Road. Last month, the Alabama democratic…