Moore picks up support from Legislators

August 23, 2017

By Samuel Mattison
Alabama Political Reporter

US Senate Candidate Roy Moore recently picked up endorsements from 13 members in the Alabama Legislature.

Moore praised the endorsements and said that he was honored to have them standing with him in his campaign.

“They are fighting the good fight here in Montgomery, and their support is continued evidence that our conservative message is resonating with more and more Alabama voters,” Moore said. “I look forward to working with them and having them behind me as we take the fight for Alabama values to DC”
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Strange defends Trump’s position on Confederate statues

August 23, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, August 17, 2017, US Senator Luther Strange (R) went on the Fox Business News channel to back up President Trump’s lamenting of the removal of Confederate statues in some areas of the country.

Sen. Strange said, “As a Republican from Alabama … I agree with the president — you can’t erase history,” Mr. Strange said on Fox Business Network. “We learn from history — that’s what it’s all about.”
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Reaction to Barcelona attack

August 21, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, August 17, 2017, US Representative Bradley Byrne and US Senate candidate, former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore expressed their condolences to the people of Spain after ISIS attacked pedestrians in Barcelona  with bus attacks.

Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) said on social media, “My heart breaks for the people of Spain following today’s terror attack in Barcelona, and my prayers are with all those who lost loved ones or suffered injuries. The entire world must continue to band together to defeat radical Islamic terrorism.”

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Mobile to hold City election Tuesday

August 20, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter  

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, residents of Mobile go to the polls to elect their Mayor and City Council.

In the Mobile Mayoral race, incumbent Sandy Stimpson is seeking a second term as Mayor.  Former Mobile Mayor Sam Jones, who was unseated by Stimpson in 2013 is running to make a political comeback.  Donavette Ely and Anthony Thompson also are on the ballot seeking to be Mobile’s next mayor.

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What’s happens next in GOP Senate race?

August 17, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, political strategists and writers across Alabama and stretching all the way to the corridors of power in Washington, DC are still struggling to fully comprehend what just happened in Alabama’s Special Republican  Primary to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when he was confirmed as US Attorney General.

Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore (R) received the most votes from a crowded GOP field that included the sitting US Senator, a sitting US Congressman, one of the most powerful State Senators in Montgomery, the longtime head of the Alabama Christian Coalition, and a diverse collection of political newcomers.

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US Senate Special Primary polls open today

August 15, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, August 15, 2017: Alabamians go to the polls to select their Senator to replace Jeff Sessions who vacated the position to become US Attorney General.

The polls open at 7:00 and close at 7:00 p.m.

You may only vote at the polling place which you are assigned.

If you do not know where your polling place is go to this site:

https://myinfo.alabamavotes.gov/VoterView/PollingPlaceSearch.do

You must bring a valid photo ID with you in order to be given a ballot.

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Carns predicts Gov. Kay Ivey will run for second term

August 15, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, August 12, 2017: State Representative Jim Carns (R-Vestavia) told the Mid-Alabama Republican Club (MARC) that he expects Governor Kay Ivey (R) to run for the position in 2018.

Jim Carns was delivering his State Legislature report to the gathered Republican activists at the Vestavia Library.  Carns said that Senate President Del Marsh (R-Anniston) recently announced that he is running for another term in the State Senate.

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New poll shows Moore leading Strange, Brooks in primary matchup

August 11, 2017

By Chip Brownlee
Alabama Political Reporter

A new poll of the US Senate special primary election set for next week shows former Chief Justice Roy Moore consistently leading the rest of the primary pack, trailed by incumbent Sen. Luther Strange and US Rep. Mo Brooks.

In a hypothetical runoff between Strange and Moore, the poll suggests Moore would lead there as well.

The poll, conducted by Montgomery polling firm Cygnal and released Thursday, showed Moore ahead of Strange with a more than 8-percentage point lead. Moore has polled consistently above 30 percent in recent public polls, including this new poll at 30.7 percent. Strange trails with 22.6 percent and Brooks has 18.1 percent — barely outside the poll’s margin of error of 4.37 percentage points.

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Americans for Legal Immigration endorses Mo Brooks

August 9, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, August 8, 2017, the conservative group Americans for Legal Immigration announced its endorsement of Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) for United States Senate.

Congressman Brooks is an outspoken proponent of building President Trump’s border wall and strictly enforcing America’s immigration laws.

The President of ALIPAC, William Gheen said in a statement, “It is vital to the effort to save America from this socialist backed illegal immigration overthrow of our elections and republic that we elect a very strong voice that supports our existing immigration laws instead of amnesty. Mo Brooks clearly has the strongest record against illegal immigration.”
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Chuck Norris endorses Roy Moore for US Senate

August 8, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, August 7, 2017, actor Chuck Norris endorsed former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy Moore (R) for the US Senate.

Norris said in a statement, “Judge Roy Moore is the real deal: He’s tough, tested, and has a spine of steel. The Washington establishment knows they won’t be able to count on him, but Alabama voters can. Judge Moore has never backed down from standing for what is right, and that’s exactly what he’ll do in the US Senate. That’s why the Washington establishment is spending millions trying to defeat Judge Moore.”
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