Lankford also rejected suggestions that President Trump will not agree to a peaceful transition of power. “I can assure you, there will be a peaceful transition of power in the United States,” he said, adding that people in national media circles are pushing the idea that 'Trump won’t relent."
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined nine other attorneys general Monday in filing an amicus brief in support of two lawsuits seeking U.S. Supreme Court review of the constitutionality of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to extend the deadline for mail-in ballots in the state.
President Trump and his supporters continue to make allegations of voter fraud in states still counting ballots. While the question will be settled in a court of law, the claims are impacting the view of the election process in Alabama and other states.
Should voters be concerned about COVID in the coming days? That depends. Jefferson County’s Medical Director of Disease Control said if you’ve taken the recommended precautions, then you’re probably okay, but if you didn’t, you’ll want to start paying very close attention to your health.
Thousands of Alabamians took advantage of absentee voting in this year’s presidential election leading many to wonder why the state doesn’t offer early voting. That’s a decision for Alabama lawmakers, and one state rep is already working on it.
If you work from 8a.m. to 6:30 p.m., state law says your boss has to let you leave work at during your shift to go to the polls. But they only have to give you an hour. Some worry that won't be enough next Tuesday.
With the November general election looming, Alabama officials are looking at last week's primary runoff for insights on how to safely run polling sites amid predicted larger voter turnout in what is likely to still be a health emergency.
At the top of the list is the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate between Tommy Tuberville and Jeff Sessions. Today election officials are finishing the final touches making sure the voting precincts are safe.
A survey conducted by Cygnal showed that if the March 31 runoff election were held today, 51.5% of voters would choose Tuberville, while 39.5% would choose Sessions. Nine percent of voters remained undecided.
A statement from Facebook says the company "recently removed five accounts run by multiple individuals for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook around the Alabama special election." Facebook says the investigation is ongoing.
During Tuesday’s midterm elections, so many people cast ballots, the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections had to print some more and race them to the polling places. A typical midterm election has a voter turnout of about 40 percent. This one topped 54 percent at last count.