Voters across the state will see three names for certain races on November’s ballot. For the first time in over 20 years, the Libertarian Party earned enough signatures to have complete ballot access. The party has candidates running for different offices from county sheriffs, and positions in the state house, to the governor’s office.
The runoff election will take place Tuesday. Voters will be able to cast their ballots for a candidate that didn’t earn enough votes to be the outright winner in May. On the ballot for the Democratic nomination in the gubernatorial race will be state Senator Malika Sanders-Fortier and Yolanda Flowers.
The Federal Communications Commission will not revoke radio broadcast licenses held by former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, after ruling that Hubbard’s convictions on ethics charges did not automatically disqualify him.
Turnout for the primary election is lower than expected, according to Secretary of State John Merrill. He tells us that's more than likely due to all the negative campaign ads leading up to Election Day.
Tuesday, Alabama voters will be casting their votes for the political candidates they hope to see on local and statewide ballots in November’s general election. The governor’s office is one of the top seats being contested this year.
Katie Britt holds a slim lead over Rep. Mo Brooks in the Republican primary for the open Alabama U.S. Senate seat in our exclusive new Gray TV/Alabama Daily News poll conducted by Cygnal, but Mike Durant is close behind.
When results from all 175 county precincts are downloaded on the county ERM computers, the combined results will then be transferred to a separate computer and uploaded as a single data file to the Secretary of State for reporting.