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Sanders and Stewart Square Off in State Senate Runoff

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A political newcomer takes on a political giant — in the race to represent the people of senate district 23. Selma attorney and former state senator Hank Sanders — is running to win back the senate seat that he previously held for 35 years. “So, I know all of the ends and outs. And I…

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…

Selma Voters Set to Pick City Leaders in Municipal Runoff Election

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The municipal runoff elections are Tuesday — and there are six races in the city of Selma. Voters are about to choose four new city council members — a new council president — and a new mayor. Former mayor James Perkins Jr — and Councilwoman Miah Jackson are vying for the mayor office in the…

Perkins and Jackson Move On to Runoff in Selma Mayor’s Race

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A crowded field of twelve candidates in the Selma mayor’s race — has now been whittled down to the top two candidates — from Tuesday’s municipal election. The municipal election ended with a runoff in the mayor’s race — between James Perkins, Jr. — and Miah Jackson. That means there will be six more weeks…

Secretary of State John Merrill Talks July Runoff Election

Runoff elections in Alabama are July 14th, but with the Coronavirus Pandemic raging, many are concerned with going out to the polls. Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill says that all of Alabama’s polling places will be open on that day for voters who choose to go out and physically vote. For those that cite coronavirus concerns as a reason…