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Results: Alabama State House races

The entrance to the Alabama Statehouse on South Union Street.

On Tuesday, voters went to the polls and voted for who they wanted to nominate from their political party to represent them in the Alabama House of Representative races. There were a number of competitive races, a number of July 17 runoffs and a few surprises.  All GOP House incumbents on the ballot were re-nominated by Alabama’s Republican party voters.  Some Democratic House incumbents, including Alvin Holmes, are in runoff elections.

In the House District 3 Republican primary, Andrew Sorrell won with 76 percent of the vote to Humphrey Lee’s 24 percent. Sorrell will face Democrat Chad Young in the general election.

In the House District 4 Republican primary Parker Duncan Moore, R-Decatur, 65 percent defeated Tom Fredericks 35 percent. Moore will face Democrat Juanita Healy in the general election.  Moore technically is the incumbent having just won the District 4 seat three weeks earlier in a special election.

In the House District 8 Democratic primary Billy Jackson 86 percent defeated Rebecca Browne 14 percent. Jackson will face incumbent Rep. Terri Collins, R-Decatur, in the general election.

In the District 9 Republican primary Scott Stadthagen 62 percent defeated Justin Morrow 21 percent. Stadthagen will face Democrat Terrie Savage in the general election.

In District 10 incumbent Mike Ball, R-Madison, 73 percent defeated Charles Orr 27 percent. He will face Democrat J.B. King in the general election.

In the District 12 Republican primary incumbent Corey Harbison, R-Cullman, 64 percent defeated Alex Chaney 36 percent.

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In the District 14 Republican primary incumbent Tim Wadsworth, R-Arley, 56 percent defeated challenger Richard “Bull” Corry 44 percent.

In the District 16 Republican primary incumbent Rep. Kyle South, R-Fayette, 72 percent defeated Mike Simpson 29 percent.

In the District 17 Republican primary Tracy Estes 44 percent will be in a runoff with Phil Segraves 31 percent.

In the District 18 Republican primary James Kiel 80 percent defeated Tony Riley 20 percent. Kiel faces Democrat Eddie Britton in the general election.

In the District 19 Democratic primary incumbent Laura Hall, D-Huntsville, 86 percent defeated challenger Samuel Greene, 14 percent.

In District 22 incumbent Rep. Ritchie Whorton, R-Scottsboro, 55 percent defeated challenger Wayne Johnson 45 percent.

In District 23 incumbent Rep. Tommy Hanes, R-Scottsboro, 65 percent defeated Parker Edmiston 35 percent.

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In the District 27 Republican primary Wes Kitchens 73 percent defeated Ronnie Opolka. Kitchens will face Bill Jones (D) in the general election.

In the District 28 Democratic primary Kyle Pierce 65 percent defeated Ralph Burke 35 percent. Pierce will face Republican Gil Isbell in the general election.

In the District 30 Republican primary former Ashville Mayor Rich McKay 34 percent is in a runoff with architect Craig Lipscomb 25 percent. The winner of the GOP runoff will face Democrat Jared Vaughn in the general election.

In the District 31 Republican primary incumbent state Representative Mike Holmes, R-Wetumpka, 53 percent narrowly survived a challenge from Dustin DeVaughn 47 percent.

In the District 32 Democratic primary incumbent Barbara Boyd, D-Anniston, 66 percent won. Seyram Selase had 18 percent. Boyd faces Republican James Lloyd in the general election.

In the District 33 Republican primary, incumbent Rep. Ron Johnson, R-Sylacauga, 52 percent narrowly survived a challenge from Ben Robbins 48 percent. Rep. Johnson still faces Democrat Scott Brewer in the general election.

In the District 38 Republican primary Debbie Wood 47 percent is in a runoff with Todd Rauch 41 percent. The eventual GOP nominee will face Democrat Brian McGee in the general election.

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In the District 39 Republican primary Ginny Shaver 51 percent narrowly defeated TJ Maloney 49 percent.

In the District 42 Republican primary incumbent Jimmy Martin, R-Clanton, 59 percent defeated Jimmie Hardee 41 percent.

In the District 45 Republican primary incumbent Dickie Drake, R-Leeds, 51 percent defeated well financed challenger Ted Crockett 49 percent.  Drake will face Democrat Jenn Gray in the general election.

In the District 48 Republican primary, incumbent Rep. Jim Carns 77 percent defeated challenger William Wentowski 23 percent. Carns will face Democrat Alli Summerford in the general election.

In the District 49 Republican primary incumbent April Weaver, R-Alabaster, 80 percent defeated challenger Donna Strong 21 percent.

In the District 54 Democrat primary Neil Rafferty 49 percent will be in a runoff with Jacqueline Miller 28 percent.

In the District 55 Democratic primary state Representative Roderick Scott, D-Fairfield, 77 percent defeated Antwon Womack 23 percent.

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In the District 56 Democratic primary incumbent Louise Alexander, D-Bessemer, 56 percent defeated Chester Porter 44 percent.

In the District 58 Democratic primary incumbent Rolanda Hollis, D-Birmingham, 77 percent defeated Rodney Huntley 23 percent.

In the District 59 Democratic primary incumbent Rep. Mary Moore, D-Birmingham, 61 percent defeated challenger Chris Davis 39 percent.

In the House District 60 Democratic primary incumbent Juandalynn Givan, D-Birmingham, 76 percent defeated challenger Le’Darius Hilliard 24 percent.

In the House District 64 Republican primary incumbent Harry Shiver, R-Stockton, 56 percent defeated challenger Stephen Sexton. Shiver will face Democrat Amber Selman-Lynn in the fall general election.

In the House District 65 Democratic primary incumbent Elaine Beech, D-Chathom, defeated challenger Marcus Caster 22 percent. Beech (the only White Democrat who is trying to return to the House) will face Republican Brett Easterbrook in the fall general election.

In the House District 67 Democratic primary incumbent Prince Chestnut, D-Selma, 75 percent defeated challenger Jelani Coleman 25 percent.

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In the House District 69 Democratic primary incumbent Kelvin Lawrence, D-Hayneville, 68 percent defeated challenger Kelvin Williams 32 percent.

In the House District 73 Republican primary incumbent Matt Fridy, R-Montevallo, 85 percent defeated challenger Stephen Bryant. Fridy faces Democrat Jack Jacobs in the November 6 general election.

In the House District 76 Democratic primary incumbent Thad McClammy, D-Montgomery, 70 percent defeated challenger D’Linell Finley 30 percent.

In the House District 77 Democratic primary Malcolm Calhoun 36 percent is in a runoff with Tashina Morris 26 percent.

In the House District 78 Democratic primary long time incumbent Alvin Holmes, D-Montgomery, 46 percent will be in a runoff with challenger Kirk Hatcher 38 percent.

In the House District 81 Republican primary Terry Martin 35 percent is in a runoff with Ed Oliver 34 percent. The winner of the GOP runoff will face Democrat Jeremy Jeffcoat in November.

In the House District 82 Democratic primary incumbent Pebblin Warren, D-Tuskegee, 49 percent appears to be in a runoff with Johnny Ford 31 percent.

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In the House District 83 Democratic primary Patsy Jones 42 percent is in a runoff with Jeremy Gray 30 percent. The winner of the July 17 runoff will face Republican Michael Holden in the general election.

In the House District 85 Democratic primary incumbent Dexter Grimsley, D-Newville, 82 percent defeated challenger Earl Jones 18 percent. Grimsley will face Republican Ron Wilson in the general election.

In the House District 87 Republican primary Jeff Sorrells 66 percent defeated Adam Parker 34 percent.

In the House District 88 Republican primary Will Dismukes 45 percent is in a runoff with Al Booth 35 percent. The GOP primary runoff winner will face Cory Creel in the November general election.

In the House District 89 Republican primary Wes Allen 67 percent defeated Marcus Paramore 33 percent. Allen will face Democrat Joel Lee Williams in the fall.

In the House District 91 Republican primary, Rhett Marques 46 percent will be in a runoff with Lister Reeves 30 percent.

In the House District 96 Democratic primary, Maurice Horsey 77 percent defeated Web Whiting 23 percent. Horsey will now face Republican Matt Simpson in the general election.

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In the House District 97 Democratic primary, incumbent Adline Clarke, D-Mobile, defeated Levi Wright. Clarke will face Republican Stephen McNair in the general election.

In the House District 99 Democratic primary, Sam Jones won with 57 percent of the vote. Herman Thomas finished second with 16 percent. Jones faces Republican Charles Talbert in the November general election.

In the House District 102 Republican primary, it appears at this time that Shane Stringer 49 percent and Willie Gray 44 percent will be in a runoff on July 17.

In the House District 105 Republican primary, Chip Brown won with 54 percent of the vote. Janet Oglesby finished second with 20 percent.

Written By

Brandon Moseley is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.

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