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Steven Reed Attends First Montgomery City Council Meeting as Mayor

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed continues to grow in his role as the Capitol City’s leader. Tuesday was Reed’s first City Council Meeting as Mayor. There were not many pressing issues at Tuesday’s meeting, but Mayor Reed says more important issues will come from the meetings in the near future. “This was just a day for to get with the City…

Steven Reed Sworn-in as Montgomery’s First Black Mayor

1/3Steven Reed Sworn-in Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Steven Reed Sworn-in Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Steven Reed Sworn-in Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery mayor-elect Steven Reed has officially been sworn-in as the city’s first black mayor. The city of Montgomery held an inauguration ceremony at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center in Downtown Montgomery. Nine of the newly elected city council members…

Community Churches Come Together to Pray for Mayor-Elect Reed

Events leading up to Mayor-elect Steven Reed’s inauguration continued Sunday. Local church leaders hosted the inaugural Unity Interfaith Worship Service. The event was held at Montgomery’s True Divine Baptist Church. Alabama State University’s choir sang songs, and local pastors read from the Bible, Torah, and Koran. The church leaders also offered prayers for elected officials and the city of Montgomery….

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…