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Special election called to fill vacant Alabama House seat

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A special election has been set to fill a vacancy in the Alabama House. House District 78, recently left vacant by Kirk Hatcher after he was elected to the state Senate, covers south, west and north Montgomery. Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday set the special primary election for Tuesday, May 25. The deadline for qualifying with…

Hatcher Wins Alabama Senate District 26 Special Election

Rep. Kirk Hatcher (D) (left) has defeated William Green (R) (right) for the Alabama Senate District 26 seat. – Alabama News Network   Democrat Kirk Hatcher has won the special election for the Alabama Senate District 26 seat with 78% of the vote. Republican candidate William Green received 22% of the votes cast Tuesday, according to the Alabama Secretary of…

Special Election Announced for Montgomery City Council District Three

The City of Montgomery has announced a special election for Montgomery City Council District Three. The seat was vacated by the late, former City Councilman Tracy Larkin, who passed away on January 5.  The special election will take place on March 23. City officials say anyone interested in qualifying as a candidate for the seat, an individual must have at…

Governor Ivey Announces Special Election Dates for Senate District 26

Governor Ivey has announced the special election dates for Alabama Senate District 26. The seat held by David Burkette is open after the Senator resigned earlier in the week. He was also arrested and accused of violating the Fair Campaign Practices Act. Governor Ivey set the special primary election for Tuesday, November 17; the special primary runoff, if necessary, for…

Applications Taken for One Day to Replace Rep. Lewis on Ballot

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia Democrats will gather Monday to decide a replacement on November’s ballot for U.S. Rep. John Lewis, The 80-year-old civil rights leader died Friday after serving the Atlanta area for more than 30 years in Congress. The seat will remain empty until Georgia Governor Brian Kemp schedules a special election. The Republican governor has given no indication…

Special Election Dates Set for Seat Vacated by House District 49 Representative April Weaver

Governor Kay Ivey on Monday signed a proclamation to set special election dates for Alabama House District 49. This seat becomes vacant with Rep. April Weaver departing the Alabama Legislature to take a position within the Trump Administration. Governor Ivey set the special primary election for Tuesday, August 4; the special primary runoff, if necessary, for Tuesday, September 1; and…