David Mowery named ‘Rising Star’ by Campaigns & Elections

Share

Mowery Consulting Group founder David Mowery has been named one of 2011′s “Rising Stars” by Campaigns & Elections magazine. The award goes to “a select group of operatives age 35 and under who have an established track record of achievement in political consulting or advocacy and the promise to achieve greatness.”  Mowery was among 40 [...]

Roby appointed to key committees for district

Share

Incoming U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, has been assigned to the agriculture and armed services committees, the same posts held by her predecessor.Roby defeated U.S. Rep. Bobby Bright, D-Montgomery, in the November election.She was selected for the posts by Republican leadership in the House.“I am pleased to have been appointed to serve on two prestigious [...]

Alabama freshmen on watch list

Share

Two Alabama freshmen members of Congress were named by the St. Petersburg Times to the “10 House freshmen to watch,” which the newspaper considers future stars. Among the more than 90 new members of the U.S. House, the Times suggested for readers to watch Democratic Rep.-elect Terri Sewell of Birmingham and Republican Rep.-elect Martha Roby [...]

Roby selects chief of staff

Share

Congresswoman-elect Martha Roby of Montgomery has selected a senior staffer for U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions as her chief of staff.Roby, a Republican who defeated Democratic freshman U.S. Rep. Bobby Bright in the Nov. 2 election, named Stephen Boyd as her chief of staff on Friday.Boyd, an Alabama native, is currently the communications director for Sessions. [...]

Poll shows Bright with 12-point lead

Share

Freshman U.S. Rep. Bobby Bright, a Democrat who was mayor of Montgomery, is leading Republican Martha Roby by 12 points, according to a poll conducted by Greenberg, Quinlan, Rosner. The poll of 400 likely voters shows Bright with a 51-39 lead. Bright and Roby, a member of the Montgomery city council, are competing for the [...]