Elections

  Federal judge denies motion in lawsuit involving ballots of Alabama A&M students

A motion was filed to request the Madison County Board of Registrars and the Secretary of State’s office to count denied provisional ballots of four Alabama A&M students.

  Leaders say Gov. Ivey win means unity for Republican agenda

High turnout for Alabama’s midterm elections

Write-in candidate believed to be victor in Butler County coroner’s race

Pike County probate judge resigns to assume legislative seat

Trump celebrates GOP midterm victories despite loss of House to Democrats

AL House speaker thanks voters after Republican majority maintained

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‘Red tsunami’ sweeps over Alabama Democrats

New school board members elected in Montgomery County

Isner has strong words for U.S. Rep. Roby after losing congressional race

AL voters okay amendments on display of Ten Commandments, rights of unborn children

Rogers wins re-election to Congress; Hagan takes aim at Democratic party

Russell County re-elects coroner and probate judge

Election Day in Alabama: Results & coverage

Alabama voters head to the polls Tuesday for the 2018 general election.

Ivey declares victory over Maddox in Alabama governor’s race

Ivey will get a full term as the state’s chief executive, according to projections by NBC News

  Steve Marshall wins Alabama attorney general’s race

Marshall has been elected to a full term, beating the son of a former governor.

Tom Parker wins Alabama Supreme Court chief justice race

Alabama's Supreme Court will remain fully stocked with Republicans after Tuesday's elections.

Zeigler wins 2nd term as Alabama auditor

Ainsworth wins Alabama Lt. governor’s race

Voting machine issues in Madison County

Mix-up delays opening at 2 Montgomery polls

Rogers, Hagan go head-to-head for AL District 3 Congressional seat

Candidates for AL governor give their last pitch to voters

  Roby, Isner vying for 2nd Congressional District House seat

Two women are vying to represent Alabama's Second Congressional District.

All eyes on Alabama governor’s race as Ivey, Maddox share plans, platforms

For Alabama's gubernatorial candidates, months of campaigning and traveling from city to city have all led up to this point. On Tuesday, voters will decide who they want to lead the state.

Slocomb Fire-Rescue hoping fire protection district vote passes

Slocomb’s Fire and Rescue is looking to taxpayers to help them build their budget.In Tuesday’s election, voters will have the option of voting to create a fire protection district in the area. It’s a $35 tax on citizens with money going directly to help the fire department.

Straight party voting in Alabama: What you need to know

Straight party voting rules in Alabama

Henry County reserve deputy charged with providing false information to register to vote

A Henry County reserve deputy has been arrested for allegedly providing false information to register to vote.

Racist robocall in Georgia targets Stacey Abrams, Oprah Winfrey

The pre-recorded phone message features a voice impersonating Oprah Winfrey, who was in Georgia on Thursday stumping for Abrams, and contains both racist and anti-Semitic rhetoric.

  2 men competing to become Crenshaw County sheriff

Two men want to become the high sheriff of Crenshaw County, a county with around 15,000 residents and more than 600 square miles to cover.

Rhonda Oates, Jannah Bailey square off for MCBOE District 5 seat

Democrat Rhonda Oates and Republican Jannah Bailey are running for District 5 seat on the Montgomery County Board of Education.

Both a minister, lawmaker vying for AL Lt. Gov. seat

The position has been vacant since 2017 when former Gov. Robert Bentley resigned and then-Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey took over as the state’s top leader.

More than 300,000 Alabama voters designated inactive

Nearly one in 10 Alabama voters are characterized as inactive and will need to update their addresses in order to vote on Tuesday

Clare Weil, Ted Lowry preparing for MCBOE District 2 election

Democrat Clare Weil and Republican Ted Lowry are facing off on next Tuesday's ballot to win the District 2 seat on the Montgomery County Board of Education.

Last day to apply for absentee ballot

Voters who can't make it to the polls on Nov. 6 can still cast their vote with an absentee ballot.

Ivey, Maddox battle for state’s highest seat as election nears

Both the republican and democratic candidates for governor have been campaigning around the state.

Incumbent Lesa Keith, Marcus Vandiver vying for MCBOE District 1 seat

District 1 seat on the Montgomery County Board of Education is up for grabs in the general election.

Two candidates vying for Senate District 25

Will Barfoot and David Sadler will square off on Tuesday for the State Senate District 25 seat.

Montgomery to vote on whether county commissioners can take part in RSA

If passed, the amendment would allow the members of the Montgomery County Commission to participate in the Employees' Retirement System.

Candidate Preview: State Senate District 27

Democratic candidate Nancy Carlton Bendinger is going head to head with Republican incumbent Tom Whatley for the State Senate District 27 seat.

Wife of lieutenant governor candidate Will Ainsworth injured in gun accident

Will Ainsworth, the Republican candidate for Alabama lieutenant governor, says his wife was injured in a firearms incident Tuesday.

Alabamians will see Amendment 4 on the ballot: Here’s what they need to know

Amendment four would change when the state can have special elections to fill a vacancy in the state legislature. Supporters said it could save Alabama thousands of taxpayer dollars.

2 young candidates campaign for Alabama House District 88 seat

Will Dismukes and Cory Creel are facing off on Nov. 6 in the Alabama House District 88 race.

Campaign winds down in Houston County sheriff’s race

Voters will choose between the current sheriff, Republican Donald Valenza and his opponent, Democrat Kenneth Robinson.

Formal complaint filed against AL attorney general

Two Montgomery lawyers are filing a formal complaint against Alabama attorney general Steve Marshall.

  Alabamians will vote on Ten Commandments in election

Amendment one said in part it would authorize “the display of the Ten Commandments on state property and property owned or administrated by a public school or public body.”

Alabamians will take abortion stance in general election

Voters will make a stance on abortion in the general election with Amendment 2 on the ballot.

6 former justices, including 3 Republicans, endorse Vance

Six former members of the Alabama Supreme Court, including three Republicans, have signed a letter urging voters to pick Jefferson County Circuit Judge Bob Vance as the state's next chief justice.

Alabama to vote on Ten Commandments amendment

Alabama voters next month will decide a constitutional amendment regarding the display of the Ten Commandments in public schools and government buildings

Electronic poll books to be used in Montgomery County on Election Day

Election Day is less than three weeks away, and Montgomery residents may be able to cast their votes quicker than in years past.

AL congressional candidate raises voter registration concerns

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill says that there’s no reason for any concern.

Maddox wants Ivey to release records, suggests cover up

Gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox is asking Alabama Governor Kay Ivey to release more information on her 2015 hospitalization, including if her office told the state trooper accompanying her to keep it secret

AL voters to decide rights of unborn vs. right to choose

Abortion in Alabama has always been a hot button issue, and as you head to the polls in November, state leaders want to hear from you on the matter.

Less than a month from general election: a look at the Maddox campaign

And as the campaign season comes to a close, Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox continued his bus tour around the state.

Audrey Billups-Graham leads race for city council seat

Audrey Billups-Graham has a commanding lead in the race for the City Council District Four seat on Tuesday night.

Today is the last day to register to vote in 18 states

Registration ends completely or in part in more than a third of states Tuesday. Each has its own rules on dates and requirements.

Taylor Swift’s voting message spurs impressive registration spike, group says

According to Buzzfeed, Vote.org said it has seen a significant increase in voter registration since Swift's Instagram post on Sunday.

Runoff Tuesday for Montgomery City Council District 4

Registered voters in Montgomery’s District 4 will be choosing on Tuesday between Audrey Billups-Graham and Quartez (Dan) Harris in a runoff to fill the seat once held by David Burkette.

Alabama Gov. Ivey extends fundraising lead over Maddox

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has extended her fundraising lead in the race for governor

AL, other Southern states the focus of NBC midterm election poll

What are Alabamians and the rest of the Southern U.S. thinking of the upcoming midterms?

Register to vote in upcoming elections

If you're an Alabama resident and have not registered to vote in the upcoming elections, you can do so through the Alabama Secretary of State's office.

Auburn voter registration deadline approaching

The deadline to register to vote in Auburn's citywide election is Monday, September 24.

AL gubernatorial candidates share priorities, accomplishments

The two candidates are fighting for the state's top job.

Alabama Gov. Ivey: ‘Don’t need a debate’

Kay Ivey says she won't debate her opponent for the governor's office

Ivey raises $495,000 in August; Maddox to report $338,000

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey raised nearly $500,000 for her campaign last month as the incumbent Republican regains a cash advantage over gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox.

Ivey reports large campaign contributions

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has reported a string of large campaign contributions as she looks to reclaim fundraising dominance in the gubernatorial race.

Montgomery City Council District 4 seat to be decided with runoff

The Montgomery City Council District 4 race will be decided in a runoff.

Worley to face challenge for Democratic Party chair

As Alabama Democrats head into what they hope will be a rebuilding year, some are arguing for new party leadership.

Gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox shares stance on hot topic issues

Highly contested races are coming up in November, and in the gubernatorial race, one question is in the air: Will Gov. Kay Ivey debate her opponent, Walt Maddox?

Maddox matches Ivey in July cash haul; Ivey has overall lead

Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox was able to keep fundraising pace in July with Gov. Kay Ivey, although Ivey has an overall cash advantage.

Candidate for governor shares plan to improve public safety in Alabama

One gubernatorial candidate holds a strong stance on public safety, and if elected he has a plan to combat the issue.

Candidate for south AL probate judge disqualified

It's been said many times that 'all politics is local,' and you can't get any more local than what just happened in Bullock County.

AL senators weigh in on Kavanaugh SCOTUS nomination

Alabama's Republican U.S. senator has thrown his full support behind the nomination of conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh for an open seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. The state's Democratic senator is taking a more measured approach.

Ivey sidesteps debate challenge from Maddox

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has dismissed a challenge to debate Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox ahead of the gubernatorial election.

'Debate yourself' AL governor tells Democratic challenger

Gov. Kay Ivey's campaign is responding to a letter issued Tuesday by Walt Maddox, her competitor in the general election, in which he is challenging her to several debates ahead of the November election.

Voter fraud investigations underway in 2 AL counties

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill confirms voter fraud investigations are underway in Wilcox and Perry Counties.

Campaign: Russians attempted to hack AL congressional candidate's website

Hackers, many of them Russian, attempted to hack into the Tabitha Isner campaign website, according to the campaign.

Runoff results reveal 2018 general election candidates

After June's primary election and Tuesday's primary runoffs, Alabama now knows the complete list of candidates seeking office in the November 6 general election.

Officials to keep eye out for repeat offenders of voter crossover law

The primary runoff election is over, and Alabama officials will be checking to see who, if anyone, violated the voter crossover law in both Tuesday's election and the primary runoff in September of 2017.

Longtime state representative in Montgomery loses in runoff

A longtime state representative has lost in a Democratic runoff.

Prominent AL Democrat listed on GOP voting list, investigation underway

Alabama Rep. John Knight ran into an issue when he went to cast his ballot in Tuesday's primary runoff election.