GOP Poll Shows Edge in Generic Ballot for Alabama Legislature

Inboxes for reporters today contain results from a statewide poll commissioned by the state GOP concerning a generic legislative ballot. McLaughlin & Associates reports 50% of voters prefer the Republican candidate on a generic legislative ballot. Thirty-three percent favor the Democrat in the survey. McLaughlin says Republicans get a boost from Independent voters (49%-15%). When [...]

AL GOP considering rule change to stop crossover voting

It could be more than a week before we find out who will face Bradley Byrne in the runoff for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. Secretary of State Beth Chapman today said provisional ballots will be counted and the vote certified next Tuesday or Wednesday, and only after that could Tim James or Robert Bentley ask [...]

Alabama Republicans pick up 45th House seat in special election

By Bob Howell – WSFA12 News Anchor – Montgomery, AL State Republicans celebrate the outcome of a special election for a House seat in District 40.  Here’s Phillip Bryan’s release from the State GOP: ______________________ Republican K.L. Brown Wins Special Election; GOP Picks Up 45th Seat in Alabama House JACKSONVILLE, AL -Following a hard fought [...]

State GOP Chair reacts to Republican win in Mass.

By Bob Howell – WSFA 12 News Anchor, Montgomery, AL State GOP Party Chairman, Rep. Mike Hubbard of Auburn writes about the significance of the Republican victory in the U.S. Senate special election in Massachusetts. __________________ “Today, the people sent a message to Democrats that government is still for the people, of the people and [...]

Ala GOP lauds MLK legacy

By Bob Howell – WSFA 12 News Anchor, Montgomery, AL The leader of the Republican Party in the state, Rep. Mike Hubbard of Auburn issued this statement on the impact of Martin Luther King’s legacy in Alabama: ________________ Birmingham, AL – The Alabama Republican Party honors the accomplishments and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, [...]