Beyond the weight of history, Democrats are saddled with Biden's low favorability ratings as roughly 7 in 10 voters believe the country is headed in the wrong direction. Democratic strategists acknowledge serious political headwinds as inflation and pessimism surge, but they note gas prices have ticked down, pandemic worries have waned and Biden has won major legislative victories on several key issues.
According to the Libertarian Party of Alabama’s website, “The Libertarian Party of Alabama is committed to America’s heritage of freedom: Individual liberty and personal responsibility, a free market economy of abundance and prosperity, and a foreign policy of non-intervention, peace, and free trade.”
Jay Hovey, the Auburn city councilman who defeated incumbent State Sen. Tom Whatley by one vote in the May 24 Republican primary election, has formally requested that the Alabama Republican Party reconsider its June 25 decision to declare the race a tie after counting a previously invalidated provisional ballot.
Jay Hovey, an Auburn Council member, beat State Sen. Whatley by one vote in the May 24 Republican primary election. Whatley, a three-term incumbent, challenged that result with the party. Under Alabama election law, it is the parties who ultimately decide which candidates to certify for the general election ballot.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says a voter now at the center of the Senate District 27 election saga was not issued an Alabama driver’s license or registered to vote because she did not complete required documentation after moving from another state.
More than 1 million voters across 43 states have switched to the Republican Party over the last year, according to voter registration data analyzed by The Associated Press. The previously unreported number reflects a phenomenon that is playing out in virtually every region of the country — Democratic and Republican states along with cities and small towns — in the period since President Joe Biden replaced former President Donald Trump.
Dr. Julia Booth of the Medical Association of Alabama discussed the prospects of Alabama expanding Medicaid. June 27 is actually the 10th anniversary of the NFIB vs. Sebelius case that upheld the Affordable Care Act, but also allowed states to opt out of Medicaid expansion if they so chose.
Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill told Alabama Daily News a coin flip is allowable in this situation, if that’s how the party wants to determine the winner. He said coin flips have settled two elections in recent years. One was a 2018 general election for Clay County sheriff, the second was a 2020 Houston County board of election primary.
A packed reception hall in downtown Montgomery roared Tuesday night with chants of “Katie! Katie!” as Republican Katie Britt thanked the crowd through tears after winning her party's nomination in her journey to the U.S. Senate.