Elections

Cooke, Sorrell to compete in GOP runoff for state auditor

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - State Rep. Andrew Sorrell of Muscle Shoals and Kimberly pastor Stan Cooke were the top two vote-getters in the GOP primary for state auditor and will compete in a runoff. Sorrell led balloting on Tuesday. He…

Alabama congressional races to feature one runoff in June

By The Associated Press Control of Alabama’s seven-member congressional delegation likely will remain in Republican hands, but not without a contest. Two GOP candidates are in a runoff for the open District 5 seat in north Alabama. And three Republican…

Walker County superintendent hangs on to seat in primary

Walker County Schools Superintendent Dennis Ray Willingham is avoiding a runoff among a crowded field in the Republican primary May 24. Willingham garnered 53.7% of the vote. His competitors included: Christopher Lee McCullar, the current career and technical education director…

Alabama Primary Election - Pickens County Roundup

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Here's who Pickens County elected to represent them in the June 21 primary and the Nov. 8 general election. Incumbent Todd Hall and challenger Jordan Powell will head to a runoff for Pickens…

Zeigler, Allen in runoff for Secretary of State

Outgoing State Auditor Jim Zeigler and state Rep. Wes Allen have advanced to the Republican primary runoff to succeed GOP incumbent John Merrill as Alabama’s secretary of state. The two were the top vote-getters in a four-way race and will…

Hamilton wins Hale County Sheriff primary race

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick In the Hale County Sheriff Primary Election, Michael Hamilton defeated Willie J. Bryant with 53.53% or 1,273 votes. Hamilton, the current City of Greensboro chief of police, will represent the Democratic ticket in…

Britt, Brooks headed for June 21 runoff

Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate is going to a June runoff between Katie Britt and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks. The Republicans are seeking the nomination for the Senate seat now held by U.S.…

Here's how Greene County voted in the Primary Election

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jas Orr Jonathan “Joe” Benison has won the Democratic Primary for Greene County Sheriff. He will be uncontested in the general election.  As the current Greene County Sheriff, Benison has been in office since 2010.…

Ivey cruises to win in Republican primary with 55% of vote

By WVUA Digital Reporter Jas Orr Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will once again be representing the Republican ticket November's General Election. In unofficial results Tuesday night, Ivey sailed ahead of her fellow candidates with 55% of the vote, while Lindy Blanchard…

Here are the Fayette County Primary results

Byron Yerby won the Republican Primary for Fayette County Sheriff. He will run uncontested in the general election. Yerby is currently serving as Sheriff of Fayette County.  Jim Burkhalter and Steve Sawyer will face off in a runoff election June…

Alabama Primary Elections - Full West Alabama Race Results

Here is a comprehensive list of Alabama's primary election results. Results are organized from state to local level and will be updated throughout the night. Results will not be certified until May 31. These results are preliminary. Governor's Race [gtx_elections…

Proposed amendment would boost Alabama's state parks

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Gracie Johnson The Alabama State Primary Election Ballot includes one amendment to the state constitution that would help Alabama's 21 state parks. Statewide Amendment 1 aims to provide up to $85 million in municipal bonds…

Alabama's Primaries: How and why to vote

Alabama's Primary election is happening May 24, and anyone eligible to vote is encouraged to do so. This election will decide the Democratic and Republican candidates who make it onto the General Election ballot in the Nov. 8 election, including…

Ivey stresses record, opponents challenge her on it

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is seeking to avoid a runoff in Tuesday's Republican primary, while her challengers are seeking to push her into one. During a Monday campaign stop in Huntsville,…

GOP primary race for Alabama Senate seat turns bitter

By KIM CHANDLER ASSOCIATED PRESS AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Alabama’s Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby is a bitter high-dollar fight between three candidates. U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks who won --…

Ivey, challengers race to right in Alabama GOP primary

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press Alabama’s Republican primary has become a race to the right, with candidates staking out extreme positions on abortion, immigration and LGBTQ issues. The race was supposed to be a cakewalk for Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey…

Alabama voters gearing up for Senate primary

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby is retiring after 36 years in office, leaving his seat in Congress up for grabs in a primary election coming…

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