There about 20 open Alabama House seats ahead of the 2022 election cycle and several incumbents have announced primary challengers. Here’s an update on who is and isn’t running.
Special session review By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News The much-anticipated special session on prisons is in the rearview mirror and lawmakers have returned home for a respite before the next special (more on that later). It went largely as expected, with Gov. Kay Ivey and legislative leaders succeeding in passing an ambitious prison construction...
Since our Alabama Daily News audience is filled with politicians and politicos, we try to offer quality polling every so often to find a glimpse into the mind of the Alabama voter. The timing of this most recent survey with Cygnal was based on the GOP Senate primary finally appearing to be settled, the campaigns for state lawmakers just getting underway and a potential special session on prisons in the coming weeks or months.
Brooks previously ran for Senate in the 2017 special election and came in third in the GOP primary with about 20% of the vote, short of incubment Luther Strange and eventual nominee Roy Moore. This time, he has the endorsement and support of former President Donald Trump.
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The 2022 general election may be more than a year away, but the primaries take place next May and party qualifying ends in January. That means now is decision time for many state lawmakers on whether or not to seek another term in office.
By CAROLINE BECK and TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – With primary elections less than a year away, many state lawmakers are deciding whether or not to run again in 2022. Several high profile leaders in the House and Senate have previously announced they would not seek reelection, including House Speaker Mac McCutcheon,...