Elections

Flowers takes Democratic nomination for governor

Yolanda Flowers has won the Democratic nomination for the 2022 gubernatorial race. Flowers worked in education for 20 years, influencing much of her platform. She wants reform in education, focusing on bettering public schools with better-trained teachers and desegregating schools.…

Powell beats out Hall for Pickens County Sheriff

Jordan Powell barely beat out incumbent Todd Hall in the Republican Pickens County Sheriff primary election. Powell won by 59 votes. There is no Democratic candidate on the ballot in the Nov. 8 General Election. Voter turnout in Pickens County…

Agnew, Burkhalter for Fayette County BOE

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Steve Sawyer struck out against incumbent Jim Burkhalter for the Republican nomination for the Fayette County Board of Education Superintendent. Burkhalter has served as superintendent since 2014. His tenure saw the expansion of…

Greene County Posts Primary Runoff Results

Robert Davis JR. trounced Carol Zippert in the Democratic Primary for the Greene County Board of Education, District 1. Davis is running unopposed in the Nov. 8 General Election. Brandon R. Merriweather beat out Tameka King in the…

Brooks concedes Republican Senate ticket to Britt

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick U.S. Representative Mo Brooks conceded the Republican nomination for Alabama's U.S. Senate seat to Katie Britt Tuesday evening, an hour and a half after statewide polls closed. The former member of Senator Richard…

Cotner takes Bibb County Superintendent Primary

Republican ballot voters in Bibb County have chosen Kevin Cotner as the GOP candidate for Bibb County Board of Education superintendent in the Nov. 8 General Election. If Cotner wins that election, in which he currently runs unopposed, he will…

Secretary of State projects low runoff turnout

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Even with less than three hours left until polls close across the state for the primary runoff election, Secretary of State John Merrill projected a turnout lower than in the primary election on…

Alabama runoff features GOP contest for secretary of state

By JAY REEVES Associated Press The party nominations for five statewide offices and one congressional seat are on the ballot in Tuesday’s primary runoff election in Alabama. State Auditor Jim Zeigler and state Rep. Wes Allen are seeking the GOP…

Deadlines approaching for absentee ballots

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Three major deadlines for voting in the June primary runoff are coming up this week, according to the Alabama Secretary of State's Office. The last day to apply for an absentee ballot by…

Here's who's on the ballot in the June runoff

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Sample ballots for the primary runoff election on Tuesday, June 21 are available now on the Alabama Secretary of State's Office website. According to a press release, Secretary of State John Merrill certified…

Once dumped by Trump, Brooks seeks his endorsement again

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks is asking former President Donald Trump to back him once again in Alabama’s Senate race, a request that comes two months after a feud caused Trump to…

Durant won't endorse in Alabama's Senate runoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Mike Durant, the “Black Hawk Down” pilot who finished third in Alabama’s Republican Senate primary, said he will not make an endorsement in the upcoming runoff. Durant said he will not endorse either of the candidates…

Contests filed in 5 GOP legislative primaries

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Republican Party said that election contests have been filed involving primary results in five legislative races, including one where an Alabama Senate incumbent was defeated by a single vote. State Sen. Tom Whatley of…

Brooks campaign says Britt is hiding from debate

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - U.S. Senate candidate Katie Britt, who last month sharply criticized one opponent for not debating in the race, now indicated she won't debate runoff opponent Rep. Mo Brooks. Her campaign says…

What to know before you vote in the June runoff

By WVUA23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Several key races across the state are headed to a primary runoff election on Tuesday, June 21. Candidates on this ballot include Democrats Yolanda Flowers and Malika Sanders-Fortier for governor, Republicans Katie Britt and…

Election returns show state senator losing by single vote

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A state legislator lost to a primary challenger by a single vote after provisional ballots were counted, setting up a possible recount in the race. Republican state Sen. Tom Whatley of Auburn trailed primary challenger Jay…

Several Alabama legislators lose to primary challengers

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - At least six members of the Alabama Legislature lost to primary challengers on Tuesday, according to unofficial returns, and several races are yet to be decided. Republican Sen. Tom Whatley of Auburn is trailing challenger Jay…

Officials review ballot problem in Etowah legislative race

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) - The chairman of the Alabama Republican Party says party officials are “incredibly upset” about a mix-up in Etowah County that might have caused some primary voters to get ballots for the wrong legislative district. Secretary of…

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…

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