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Walt Maddox Kicks Off Bus Tour in Alabama Governor’s Race

Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox kicked off a statewide bus tour as he seeks to make gains against Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. The Tuscaloosa mayor and Democratic nominee began the tour Monday in his hometown of Tuscaloosa. Describing himself as the only candidate with solutions, Maddox is running on a platform of establishing a state lottery and expanding Medicaid. Alabama has…

Ivey Raises $495,000 in August; Maddox to Report $338,000

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey raised nearly $500,000 for her campaign last month as the incumbent Republican regains a cash advantage over gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox. In a campaign finance report filed Tuesday, Ivey reported raising $400,000 in August. That is in addition to $95,000 in large contributions she reported last month. The report shows Ivey is regaining a fundraising advantage…

Maddox Challenges Ivey to Debate Ahead of Election

Walt Maddox has challenged Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to debate ahead of the November election for governor. The gubernatorial challenger sent Ivey a letter Tuesday outlining a proposal for four debates. Maddox wrote that the candidates “owe the people of this state an opportunity to hear directly our specific plans” to lead the state forward. Maddox, who is the mayor…

Maddox Wants to Debate Ivey in Governor’s Race

Democratic candidate for governor Walt Maddox wants to debate incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey ahead of the November election. Maddox said after winning the Democratic nomination that he wants to debate Ivey and that Alabama voters deserve to hear from the candidates. Maddox said people are interested in comparing “who is going to be best” to address the state’s problems in…

Democratic Candidate Wins ADC Endorsement

Primary is on June 5th

  A spokesman for Democratic Candidate for Governor Walt Maddox says he has been endorsed by the Alabama Democratic Conference. He had already been endorsed by the other large black political organizations in the state, The New South Coalition.   The ADC endorsed Maddox in the June 5th Democratic Primary Election over five others candidates, including two black candidates. Maddox…

Gubernatorial Candidate Walt Maddox Unveils Lottery Plan

Democratic candidate for governor Walt Maddox has unveiled a plan for a statewide lottery that he says will improve education.  In a written statement, he says his proposed Alabama Education Lottery would provide $300 million in school funding without raising taxes. He says that money would be used to give scholarships for thousands of Alabama students for higher education and workforce…

Responding to Ivey’s SOS Address

A political opponent counter her points.

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox is running for Governor as a Democrat, and he’s issued a counter statement to the Governor’s State of The State address last night: “Last night Governor Kay Ivey gave her State of the State address. The picture she painted of our state was fiction. The ship of state is not steady. Here’s the REAL State of the State. …