Decision 2020

Sen. Doug Jones won’t support confirmation of Supreme Court nominee before election

Sen. Doug Jones announced Friday he won’t support the confirmation of any Supreme Court justice nominee before the election.

  East Alabama elections officials talk voter registration, absentee ballots

Alabama preparing for record-breaking absentee voting

  Voter registration drive held by historic downtown Montgomery church

U.S. Senate Candidate Tommy Tuberville set to host fundraiser in Florida

  Absentee voting starts in Alabama: What you need to know

  Special election announced to replace former state Sen. David Burkette

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Proposed amendments you’ll see on the ballot in November

Sheffield mayoral race decided by one vote

  Alex City mayoral candidates get more votes during certification

U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville to attend President Trump’s acceptance speech

  Just 29 votes separate candidates in Alex City mayoral race

Runoffs needed in multiple mayoral races

ELECTION RESULTS: Alabama municipal elections

Several cities across the state will hold municipal elections on Aug. 25. Here's a list of qualified candidates for each race.

  Millbrook mayor wins 7th term

Millbrook Mayor Al Kelley won another term in office.

  Troy mayor wins re-election

Troy Mayor Jason Reeves is staying in office.

  Prattville mayor wins 3rd term

Mayor Bill Gillespie has won another term.

  About 86 percent of municipalities held elections Tuesday

Gov. Ivey closely watching tropical weather

  Newcomer challenges 24-year incumbent in Millbrook mayor’s race

  Troy mayoral race newcomer looks for an upset

NAACP seeks rehearing in Alabama voter ID lawsuit

Sen. Doug Jones to speak at Democratic National Convention

  Friends now political opponents in Prattville mayor’s race

The Prattville mayoral election is just around the corner and it features two candidates; the incumbent and a former city councilman.

Appeals court allows Alabama voter ID law to go forward

The judges ruled there’s no proof that Alabama's voter ID law violates the Constitution or the Voting Rights Act, as opponents claim.

  Former state lawmaker to face educator and small business owner in District 2 race

Former state lawmaker Barry Moore will face Democratic challenger Phyllis Harvey-Hall on Nov. 3 for the second Congressional district seat.

  Former football coach, U.S. Senator face off for Alabama Senate seat

Former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate Tuesday and will face current Democratic Senator Doug Jones in the general election.

Data shows Tuberville beat Sessions in 64 of 67 Alabama counties

Unofficial results are being released following Tuesday’s primary runoff election in Alabama, and they were very lopsided in the GOP Senate primary race.

Tuberville defeats Sessions, wins Alabama Senate GOP primary

Familiar to Alabamians from his decade as Auburn University's head football coach, Tuberville won about 60% of the vote, according to unofficial returns, and is now positioned for a robust challenge against Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones.

Senator Doug Jones responds to results of Alabama GOP primary runoff

Senator Doug Jones released a statement Tuesday evening after the results of Alabama’s GOP primary runoff were determined.

  Moore declared winner of District 2 GOP primary runoff

The results are in and Barry Moore is the winner of the GOP primary runoff for the second Congressional district.

  Tuberville defeats Sessions in Senate primary runoff

Tommy Tuberville is being declared the winner of Tuesday’s primary runoff election in Alabama.

RESULTS: Alabama primary runoff election

Alabama’s voter turnout for the primary runoff is predicted to be lower than initially anticipated, according to Secretary of State John Merrill’s office.

  Alabama’s primary runoff election set for Tuesday

Thousands of Alabamians will venture out to their polling places Tuesday to cast a ballot in the state’s primary election runoffs.

  Counties spend thousands of dollars to prepare for election during COVID-19

Polling locations will look different depending on the size and location. Several probate judges have bought masks, gloves and hand sanitizer.

Alabama warns election officials against Tuesday mask requirement

While Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill and Attorney General Steve Marshall strongly urge people to use masks, they say state law does not require it in order to vote.

  Barry Moore says he’s ready to serve Alabama’s 2nd district

Barry Moore is a businessman, veteran, former member of the Alabama Legislature. He says he’s now ready to go to Washington and work for the people of Alabama.

GOP District 2 candidates respond to Martha Roby’s endorsement

On July 14 Jeff Coleman and Barry Moore will lock horns in the runoff election for the Congressional GOP District 2 seat.

  Jeff Coleman prepared for GOP District 2 runoff election

The Congressional District 2 GOP runoff will be a race between Barry Moore and Jeff Coleman.

  Ala. counties dealing with high number of absentee ballot applications during pandemic

Alabama counties are trying to process a high number of absentee ballot applications before the primary runoff election Tuesday.

Alabama Secretary of State releases sample runoff election ballots

Secretary of State John Merrill released sample ballots for each county in the state of Alabama

  Jeff Sessions makes pit stop to Montgomery

U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Sessions made a pit stop to Montgomery eight days before the primary runoff election.

  U.S. Supreme Court blocks curbside voting

The state of Alabama is taking its fight to block curbside voting to the Supreme Court.

Tuberville campaign asks for help fixing bus that burned

Calling it a “pivotal piece of our campaign,” one of Alabama’s U.S. Senate candidates is asking for financial help to restore his burned out bus.

UPDATE: President Trump’s campaign team decides against Alabama rally

President Donald Trump is getting further involved in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race between Tommy Tuberville and Jeff Sessions.

Eleventh Circuit declines to stay Alabama curbside voting decision; State to appeal

The SPLC and other organizations hailed the ruling while Alabama's secretary of state says there will be an appeal.

How to apply for an Alabama absentee ballot for July 14

Following the postponement of the March 31 Primary Runoff Election to July 14, Secretary of State John H. Merrill reminds Alabamians of the option to vote by absentee ballot.

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.

  Secretary of State encourages absentee voting; Lawsuit claims there are barriers to vote during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has some people questioning whether it will be safe to go to the polls to vote.

Lawsuit challenges Alabama voting rules during pandemic

A lawsuit says that Alabama’s voting rules amid the coronavirus pandemic jeopardize the health of voters, especially older voters, black voters, and voters with disabilities.

  Alabama primary runoff election delayed as COVID-19 precaution

Gov. Kay Ivey is using powers granted to her under the Alabama Emergency Management Act of 1955 to postpone the state’s upcoming primary runoff elections.

Attorney General: Governor can postpone primary runoff election

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has the authority to postpone the state’s primary runoff election, Attorney General Steve Marshall concluded in an opinion released Tuesday

NRA endorses Sessions in Senate race

The National Rifle Association is endorsing Jeff Sessions in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama.

Alabama runoff elections still on despite coronavirus case

In the wake of numerous cancelations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, or coronavirus, one key event is still set to move forward.

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

Sen. Harris arrived to roaring applause at Miles College in Fairfield, joining Louise Jones for a conversation about women’s empowerment, leadership, and her possible future as Biden’s running mate.

Coleman will face Moore in District 2 GOP runoff

The Republican primary for Alabama’s District 2 congressional seat is headed for a runoff.

Trump slams former AG Sessions on Twitter

President Donald Trump is using a scolding tweet to undermine his former attorney general’s attempt for a political comeback.

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

One side has been determined while another will have a runoff in the U.S. House District 2 race.

  Tuberville, Sessions heading to runoff for GOP Senate nomination

Tommy Tuberville and former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will head to a runoff election to decide who the Republican nominee will be in the U.S. Senate race.

AP VoteCast: Health care top issue in Alabama

Voters in Alabama’s Democratic primary ranked health care as the most important issue facing the country, well above climate change, the economy, race relations, foreign policy and many other social issues.

Biden, Trump easily win presidential primaries in Alabama

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have easily won their party’s 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

This comes as several presidential candidates and statewide offices will be on the ballot.

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

Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Amy Klobuchar campaigned at a forum at the Wallace Community College Sunday.

Biden warmly welcomed in Selma as Dems court black voters

Joe Biden received a warm reception Sunday in Selma, Alabama, as he and other Democratic presidential hopefuls appealed for black support in the town where demonstrators were beaten in 1965 for marching for the right to vote.

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

Thomas Brown Jr. is the youngest candidate running for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District.

  Terri Hasdorff running for District 2 congressional seat

Terri Hasdorff calls herself a fearless Christian Conservative who, if elected, will put God over government.

  Barry Moore touts record in congressional run

Barry Moore is one of seven candidates vying for the Republican nomination for U.S. House District 2.

  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.