alabama election

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…

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,…

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…

Tripp Powell announces end of state senate bid

After losing his spot on the 2022 Republican Primary ballot for State Senate District 21 earlier this month, candidate Tripp Powell is handing in the towel. After Powell's ouster from the GOP primary, Powell said he wasn't sure if he'd…