Decision 2020

  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.

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

  Montgomery businesswoman seeks GOP nomination for Congress

Monday final deadline to register to vote in March 3 primary

Trump lashes out at Jones, predicts GOP Senate victory

Alabama’s voter registration deadline is approaching

Alabama hits 1 million electronically registered voters

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Jeff Coleman claims rivals are raising fraud issues out of desperation

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

  Mercy House founder announces candidacy for Montgomery County Commission

Biden picks up endorsement from Rep. Terri Sewell

  Candidate Profile: Congressman Bradley Byrne runs for US Senate

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

  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

  Charlotte Meadows wins special election for State House District 74 seat

  Several new members sworn in to Montgomery city council

Citizens can meet the new mayor at City Hall Tuesday afternoon

  Candidates speak day before special election for state house seat

Candidates file 2020 papers as Alabama qualifying window closes

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.

Van Smith wins GOP primary for state House District 42 seat

The primary election was held to determined the GOP candidate for the state House District 42 seat, which represents Autauga and Chilton counties.

Rollin’ to the Polls offering free rides to Montgomery voters

The Montgomery Alumna Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will provide voters in need free rides to polling places

  Crime, education and entertainment among topics at Montgomery Mayoral Forum

Wednesday night, WSFA 12 News partnered with the League of Women Voters Montgomery and Troy University to host a mayoral forum.

  VIDEOS: What the candidates said at the Montgomery Mayoral Forum

On Wednesday night, 11 candidates vying to become the next mayor of Montgomery participated in the Montgomery Mayoral Forum.

Montgomery Mayoral Forum live on WSFA 12 News Wednesday night

Tonight, WSFA 12 News is partnering to host a mayoral forum with the League of Women Voters Montgomery and Troy University.

WSFA 12 News hosting Montgomery Mayoral Forum

WSFA 12 News, the League of Women Voters and Troy University are hosting a forum for the Montgomery mayoral election candidates.

Voter’s guide: Q&As with Montgomery’s mayoral candidates

Hear from the candidates running to be the next mayor of Montgomery.

New law tightens Alabama absentee voter requirements

The new legislation does several things.

State representative intends to run for U.S. Congress

A state representative has announced his plans to run for a U.S. Congress seat.

  Former state representative plans run for congressional seat

A former state representative plans to run for a seat in the U.S. Congress.

  U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won’t run for re-election in 2020

Rep. Martha Roby, who represents the state’s 2nd District, said Friday she won’t seek another term in Congress.

East Ala. voter registrar removed from position, effective immediately

While the secretary of state does not supervise members of a Board of Registrars, state law gives the state’s chief elections officer authority to remove a member for cause.

More than $500K raised so far in Montgomery’s mayoral race

It’s the largest field for Montgomery’s mayoral race in recent memory, and there's a lot of money involved.

Montgomery mayoral candidate fails to meet ballot qualification

The Montgomery mayor's race is down to 12 candidates.

  Jones leads the cash race ahead of Ala. Senate election

Here’s a list of how much money the top campaigns have raised since the first of 2019, including the first quarter.

  12 people qualify to run for Montgomery mayor

Here are the names of those who submitted petitions to run for Montgomery's mayoral or city council races.

Ala. Dems ordered again to hold new leadership elections

The DNC ordered the state party in February to hold elections within 90 days. That never happened. Now, it's setting another deadline.

Official: Fixation with gay activities dents US moral core

Alabama Secretary of State and Republican U.S. Senate candidate John Merrill says the country is losing its moral core because of its fixation with "homosexual activities"

Lawsuit challenges Alabama’s method of electing judges

Lawsuit challenges Alabama's method of electing appellate judges that has resulted in all-white appellate courts

Qualifying opens for Montgomery mayoral, city council races

The qualifying period for the Montgomery City Council and Mayoral races officially opened on Tuesday.

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders to take center stage in second Democratic primary debate

The debates will be held in Miami on June 26 and 27.

  David Sadler announces plan for mayoral run

Another person has put entered their name in the hat for Montgomery’s 2019 mayoral election.

State House District 42 candidate field set

The deadline has passed for the candidates hoping to fill the District 42 state House seat representing Autauga and Chilton Counties.

  Meadows, Fritz set for runoff in GOP nomination for House District 74

The results are in, and there will be a runoff for the GOP nomination for the House District 74 seat.

  District 74 Candidate Profile: Charlotte Meadows

Charlotte Meadows is the only woman in the race for District 74. She's running because Meadows says she has a passion and heart for serving people.