Randall Woodfin to be inaugurated as Mayor of Birmingham on Tuesday

November 27, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Birmingham Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin will be inaugurated.  All events are designed to honor the citizens and will be open to the public.

“Inauguration day is the culmination of more than a year of hard work by many, many people across our city who joined together to win this important election,” Woodfin said. “Whether they knocked on doors, made phone calls or just went out to vote, they made a difference in the outcome of the election, and now it is up to us to honor their support with an administration that is focused on improving all of our neighborhoods, education system, public safety and other issues important to our great city.”

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Lovvorn’s Consultant Linked to Hubbard’s Machine

September 12, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—The Republican primary to elect a replacement for disgraced lawmaker and convicted felon Rep. Mike Hubbard will be held on Tuesday.

Jay Conner, Joe Lovvorn, Sandy Toomer and Brett Smith are all in the running to represent District 79, but parts of the former Hubbard machine are pushing Lovvorn toward the winner’s circle.

Not only is Lovvorn receiving four times more money than his closest competitor, his campaign is receiving guidance from Montgomery-based Greystone Consulting.
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Local Elections Across Alabama Tuesday

August 22, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, voters in 522 towns in Alabama will go to the polls to vote for their town’s Mayor and City Council.

Municipal elections are traditionally the least participated in. Far more voters will go to the polls on November 8, to vote in the Presidential election. But, the irony is, voters can make more of an immediate impact on their communities by voting in a municipal election.
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Welcome to Alabama: The Heart of Corruption

May 23, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

The chronically delayed trial of The State of Alabama V. Michael G. Hubbard is set to begin Tuesday. Nearly two years after his indictments on 23 felony counts of public corruption, a jury of his peers will hear opening statements from the State, and the defense. There was a defense motion pending before trial Judge Jacob Walker, III, but late on Friday, Hubbard’s defenses withdrew the motion.
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No Special Elections Will Be Held on Tuesday

January 28, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday will see severe cold and in many parts of the state there will be snow and ice.  Due to the likelihood of frigid temperatures and the possibility of winter precipitation Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) has declared a state of emergency and has postponed House of Representatives Special elections in Alabama House Districts 104, 53, and 31.

Gov. Bentley put the Alabama National Guard on alert and said in a written statement, “With winter weather moving into Alabama, we are taking precautions to protect Alabamians.  By issuing a State of Emergency, I have directed all state agencies to take necessary actions to be prepared to respond to the anticipated winter conditions including sleet, ice and snow.  We will actively monitor the storm as it begins to hit the state and are prepared to respond to any requests for assistance.”
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