Decision 2020

League of Women Voters of Alabama sues election officials

The League of Women Voters of Alabama filed a lawsuit Thursday related to the upcoming primary runoff election in Alabama.

Lawsuit challenges Alabama voting rules during pandemic

  Alabama primary runoff election delayed as COVID-19 precaution

Attorney General: Governor can postpone primary runoff election

NRA endorses Sessions in Senate race

Alabama runoff elections still on despite coronavirus case

Sen. Kamala Harris visits Miles College, speaks on rumors of joining Biden as running mate

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Coleman will face Moore in District 2 GOP runoff

Trump slams former AG Sessions on Twitter

  Harvey-Hall wins democratic nomination for District 2; GOP runoff ahead

  Tuberville, Sessions heading to runoff for GOP Senate nomination

AP VoteCast: Health care top issue in Alabama

Biden, Trump easily win presidential primaries in Alabama

  Decision 2020: Election Day in Alabama

WSFA 12 News will have live team coverage starting on Today in Alabama.

District 2 candidate Jeff Coleman hopeful on election day

District 2 candidate Jeff Coleman hopes to feel “super” later on this Super Tuesday primary.

  Jill Biden makes campaign stop in Montgomery on the eve of Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday is less than 24 hours away, and Dr. Jill Biden made a campaign stop in Montgomery Monday night on behalf of her husband and former Vice President Joe Biden.

Alabama Senate hopefuls make final case to voters

Republican Senate candidates in Alabama have made their final pitches to voters ahead of the party primary.

  30-35% voter turnout expected in Tuesday primary

  Senators Warren, Klobuchar participate in Selma’s first-ever presidential forum

Biden warmly welcomed in Selma as Dems court black voters

  Candidate Profile: Thomas Brown Jr. offers solutions for 2nd Congressional District

  Terri Hasdorff running for District 2 congressional seat

  Barry Moore touts record in congressional run

  Former Ala. AG Troy King running for Congress

Troy King explains why he's running to represent Alabama's District 2 in Congress.

US House District 2 candidate Bob Rogers

Bob Rogers is one of seven candidates running for the District 2 Congressional Seat in Alabama.

  Jeff Coleman promises to be a ‘jobs creator’ if elected

Coleman bills himself as the “jobs creator,” the type of representative he believes the 2nd district needs in Washington.

  Montgomery businesswoman seeks GOP nomination for Congress

Pro-life, pro-military, pro-borders and pro-Trump; the 35-year old Jessica Taylor says that sums her up campaign platform.

Monday final deadline to register to vote in March 3 primary

The March 3 primary elections are fast approaching and the deadline to register to vote in them is even faster.

Trump lashes out at Jones, predicts GOP Senate victory

President Donald Trump is predicting a GOP Senate victory in Alabama following Democrat Doug Jones’ vote to convict him.

  Mike Bloomberg makes campaign stop in Montgomery

Mike Bloomberg makes campaign stop in Montgomery at the Alabama Democratic Conference.

Alabama’s voter registration deadline is approaching

Alabama's voter registration deadline is Feb. 17.

Alabama hits 1 million electronically registered voters

The Office of the Secretary of State has electronically registered the one millionth voter in the Alabama since the implementation in January 2016.

Jeff Coleman claims rivals are raising fraud issues out of desperation

Congressional candidate Jeff Coleman claims opponents are raising issues about his company out of desperation.

  Candidate Profile: Former Auburn football coach running for U.S. Senate

Tommy Tuberville is known to most as Auburn University’s former football coach. Now he is making a run for Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat.

  Mercy House founder announces candidacy for Montgomery County Commission

Saturday Ken Austin announced he is running for the Montgomery County Commission District 4 seat.

Biden picks up endorsement from Rep. Terri Sewell

Joe Biden has secured a weighty Deep South endorsement for his presidential campaign.

  Candidate Profile: Congressman Bradley Byrne runs for US Senate

He has served as a state Senator and currently represents district one in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  Candidate Profile: Mooney running for US Senate to protect ‘American Values’

He is one of the seven republicans who will be on the ballot March 3rd in the primary.

  Candidate Profile: Judge Roy Moore making second Senate run

Judge Roy Moore is attempting to become Alabama’s next U.S. Senator after facing defeat in 2017.

  Michael Bloomberg visits Montgomery on Monday

The billionaire former mayor of New York City met with health experts and providers to discuss his plans to address infant mortality across the country.

  Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visits Montgomery

Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg made a stop on his campaign tour in Montgomery on Tuesday to discuss his campaign goals.

Alabama Sec. of State John Merrill suspending his campaign for US Senate

The republican will be suspending his campaign for a US Senate seat.

Roy Moore files lawsuit over ’17 campaign ads

Republican Roy Moore has filed a lawsuit against people involved with a group that spent millions against him in the 2017 U.S. Senate race

  Charlotte Meadows wins special election for State House District 74 seat

A special election was held for the State House District 74 seat Tuesday.

  Several new members sworn in to Montgomery city council

It’s Inauguration Day in Montgomery, and in addition to the historic swearing-in of Mayor Steven Reed, several new members joined city council.

Citizens can meet the new mayor at City Hall Tuesday afternoon

Mayor-elect Steven Reed will be sworn into office on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

  Candidates speak day before special election for state house seat

A general election will be held for the district 74 state house seat.

Candidates file 2020 papers as Alabama qualifying window closes

The Alabama Republican and Democratic parties have released the names of the candidates who have submitted their names for qualifying in the 2020 election.

Trump noncommittal on backing Sessions for Senate

President Donald Trump isn't committing to supporting his former attorney general Jeff Sessions, or any other candidate, in the Alabama Senate seat

Michael Bloomberg opens door to 2020 presidential campaign

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 presidential campaign

Sessions, an Alabama icon, faces uncertain path to Senate

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to return to his old Senate seat from Alabama, but he's got a fight on his hands.

DNC chair backs vote for new leader among Alabama Democrats

The chairman of the Democratic National Committee is backing plan to elect new leadership for Alabama's beleaguered Democratic Party

Montgomery Mayor-Elect Steven Reed’s inauguration schedule released

Montgomery Mayor-Elect Steven Reed will sworn into office on Nov. 12.

  Jessica Taylor announces candidacy for Alabama’s 2nd congressional district

A Prattville businesswoman and the wife of a former Alabama state senator has announced she is entering the 2nd District Congressional race.

Jones leads in Senate race fundraising

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones raised $2 million over the summer as he heads to a tough re-election fight in Alabama

  Montgomery Mayor-elect Steven Reed begins transition to city hall

Montgomery Mayor-elect Steven Reed still hasn't had time to fully embrace his historic victory.

Talladega’s history-making mayor-elect has Montgomery connections

Montgomery wasn’t the only Alabama city to make history during its mayoral runoff election Tuesday night.

  Steven Reed makes history as Montgomery’s first black mayor

Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven Reed has defeated David Woods and will become the city’s next mayor.

Close races for 2 Montgomery city council seats

A runoff election sought to fill three Montgomery City Council seats, but two of the races are tight.

Talladega elects its first black mayor in close runoff

Voters in Talladega made history Tuesday by electing the city's first black mayor.

  Election results: Montgomery runoff election

Montgomery will hold a run-off election for mayor and several city council seats Tuesday.

  Woods, Reed will be allowed to have watcher at election center Tuesday night

Mayoral candidates Steven Reed and David Woods will both be allowed to have a watcher present at the Montgomery Election Center Tuesday night, a judge ordered Tuesday.

  David Woods seeks temporary restraining order against Montgomery Election Center

Montgomery mayoral candidate David Woods has filed a petition for temporary restraining order in the Montgomery County Circuit Court against the Montgomery Election Center.

  Montgomery mayoral candidates David Woods, Steven Reed debate

Montgomery mayoral candidates David Woods and Steven Reed faced off in a Thursday night debate aired on WSFA 12 News.

  VIDEOS: What Reed, Woods said in Montgomery Mayoral Debate

On Thursday night, Montgomery mayoral candidates David Woods and Steven Reed participated in a debate live on WSFA 12 News.

WSFA 12 News hosting Montgomery Mayoral Debate

WSFA 12 News is teaming up with AARP and the League of Women Voters to host a Montgomery mayoral debate.

Farmers Federation endorses Tuberville in Senate race

The Alabama Farmers Federation has endorsed former football coach Tommy Tuberville in the Republican primary in the U.S. Senate race

Former Alabama attorney general joins congressional race

Former Alabama Attorney General Troy King is joining the race for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District.

  Voting precinct changes approved for Houston County

It’s estimated roughly 8,000 voters will be impacted in some way. Between 6,800 - 7,000 voters will change voting locations as part of the three big moves.

Kamala Harris gives rare endorsement in Montgomery mayoral race

Montgomery mayoral candidate Steven Reed is getting an endorsement from a national figure also looking to make history by winning a higher office.

Bob Rogers holds kickoff rally for congressional campaign

Another potential candidate has announced his plans to run for a seat in the U.S. Congress.

‘Calamity of errors’ caused results delay in Montgomery municipal elections

Secretary of State John Merrill admitted he was beginning to wonder Tuesday night what in the world was going on: no election returns in a timely manner after the polls closed at 7 p.m. in Montgomery.

  Woods, Reed prepare for runoff fight over mayor’s seat

From a dozen men and women down to just two men. One of them will become the next mayor of Montgomery. It’ll take a runoff election to decide which.

Roy Moore tells Minn. congresswoman she ‘should go back to Somalia’

An Alabama political party and a controversial candidate vying again to become the state’s next U.S. senator are stepping into the fray over a controversial U.S. representative from Minnesota.

  Reed, Woods heading to runoff in Montgomery mayor’s race

The results are in, and there will be a runoff election for Montgomery’s new mayor.

5 Montgomery City Council seats decided, 3 races headed to runoffs

The Montgomery City Council has been decided after Tuesday’s election.

  Meadows wins GOP runoff for House District 74

The Charlotte Meadows campaign and the Alabama Republican Party have declared Meadows the winner of the GOP runoff for Alabama’s House District 74.

  ELECTION RESULTS: Montgomery municipal election, House District 74 runoff

Montgomery held its municipal election for mayor and several city council seats Tuesday.

  Montgomery County Elections prepared for big turn out

Depending on where you live in Montgomery, on Tuesday residents will be voting on one to three races - mayor, city council and a state house seat.

  Runoff election for District 74 House seat set for Tuesday

Fritz and Meadows sounded familiar themes; improving education and somehow find a way to reduce crime in the district, which has approximately 40,000 residents.

Absentee ballot application deadline is Thursday

The deadline to make an application for an absentee ballot for Montgomery’s mayoral election is Thursday.