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Exclusive: Steve Flowers Analysis of Steven Reed’s Victory

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers shared his insight into Steven Reed’s overwhelming victory in the runoff for Montgomery Mayor. Reed becomes the first black mayor in Montgomery’s history. Flowers says Reed’s two-to-one margin over David Woods showed that Reed was an outstanding candidate. Flowers says Reed was the most qualified candidate in the original 12-person field that was…

David Woods Heads to Runoff For Montgomery’s Mayoral Seat

The numbers are in, and it appears that David Woods and Steven Reed are headed to a runoff for Montgomery’s mayoral seat. With 96% of precincts reporting, Steven Reed had 43% of the vote while David Woods had 23% of the vote. Fifty percent of the vote is needed to win the election outright. Wood’s held a watch party at…

Hundreds Attend Montgomery Mayoral Forum

13 candidates are vying to become Montgomery’s next mayor. A forum hosted by Neighborhood Associations of Midtown Montgomery and East Montgomery, gave each of them a platform Thursday night. “In my opinion, it’s way too many, it’s a circus to me and so I want to see the distinction between all of the candidates,” said Kevin King. Candidates are Butler…

Retired Gen. Ed Crowell Running for Montgomery Mayor

Retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Ed Crowell has announced that he is running for Montgomery mayor in this year’s city elections. Crowell hopes to replace ten-year incumbent Mayor Todd Strange, who decided not to seek re-election. Crowell was recently the president and chief executive officer for VT Kinetics, parent company for VT Miltope and VT MAK based in Cambridge,…

County Commission Chairman Elton Dean Discusses Decision to Run For Montgomery Mayor

In a video message posted to social media Tuesday, Montgomery County Commissioner Elton Dean  proudly announced his bid fro Montgomery Next Mayor. Dean is the first to announce his candidacy do far. When asked about his decision to enter the race he told Alabama Network Wednesday,  that he became serious about running after his wife’s death last year. “I always contemplated…

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange Delivers 2019 Budget Message

Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange delivered an optimistic budget message for fiscal year 2019. He says the budget forecasts revenue of $250 million, the first time the city has ever reached that milestone. Strange made his comments at Montgomery City Council on Tuesday night as he unveiled his budget proposals. It will be up to city council to decide whether to…