Sellers qualifies to run for Supreme Court associate justice

January 11, 2018

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Associate Justice Will Sellers qualified as a Republican Party for the primary election on June 5th, 2018. He will be running in Place 3. In May, Sellers was appointed to the Court by Gov. Kay Ivey after she appointed Lyn Stuart as Chief Justice following Roy Moore’s retirement to run for Senate.

“Serving on the Alabama Supreme Court is a tremendous honor, and I look forward to the opportunity to continue in that role for the next six years,” Sellers said.

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Alabama Society of CPAs endorses Justice Sellers for Supreme Court

December 8, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants endorsed Alabama Supreme Court Associate Justice Will Sellers ahead of the 2018 Republican primary.

“I’m overwhelmed with the endorsement from the Alabama Society of CPAs,” Sellers said. “Accountants know first-hand of the need for a stable legal and regulatory environment for business to prosper and expand. I’m honored by their endorsement and gratified by the support of so many of their members.”

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Ivey-appointee Will Sellers to seek full term on Supreme Court

September 25, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama Supreme Court Associate Justice Will Sellers announced that he will seek election for a full term on the court in 2018.

“I am grateful to Governor Kay Ivey for appointing me to the Alabama Supreme Court,” Sellers said. “I have now served three full months on the Court, and I intend to qualify to run in the June 2018 Republican primary.”

“Since my appointment, I have received an outpouring of support from my fellow lawyers and business leaders throughout Alabama,” Sellers said. “I thoroughly enjoy my work on the Court, and it is a privilege to serve alongside Chief Justice Lyn Stuart and the other associate justices. I know our work makes a big difference to the people of Alabama, who recognize the need for a strong judicial branch of government.”

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Fake news, a frivolous lawsuit, and the Ivey Administration’s unknown unknowns

May 16, 2017

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

Recently, Governor Kay Ivey’s “chief” legal counsel Bryan Taylor took to social media to explain to his followers how to spot a fake news account. He also conducted a Twitter poll that asked if people believed Yellowhammer News, AL Today, or The Alabama Political Reporter were credible news sources.

The idea that any news report that doesn’t fit with a particular group’s or person’s pre-conceived narrative of a person, event, or thing is “fake news” is not new. It is perhaps just a bit more pervasive due to the proliferation of news outlets that carpet bomb the public 24-hours-a-day. But, blaming the messenger is always a line of defense for the scoundrel; because it works.
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Alabama Republican Party Finalizes their Electoral College Electors

June 27, 2012

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Alabama Republican Party held their summer meeting Saturday in Montgomery.  One important item of business for the party was selecting Presidential Electors.

American elections are not won by popular vote or even necessarily by the candidate which wins the most states.  The actual winner is chosen by the men and women in the Electoral College. The electors (we hope) vote for the presidential candidate who got the most votes in their home state when the Electoral College votes are tabulated in December.
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