Flap Over GOP Primary Recount Continues

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Attorney General Troy King is firing back against accusations that he is attempting to block Republican candidate for governor Tim James from having a recount. James, who came in third during the state’s primary elections, has said he wants a recount, and King said the opinion he issued at the request of Secretary of State [...]

Tim James to request recount in all 67 counties

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Tim James has decided his campaign can afford to recount the votes in all 67 counties in his bid to pick up almost 170 additional votes and secure a spot in the Republican runoff for governor, according to his campaign spokesman.James, a Greenville businessman, must request the recounts by noon Thursday. He requested recounts in [...]

Bentley claims lead over Byrne in runoff

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State Rep. Robert Bentley has a clear lead over Bradley Byrne in the Republican runoff for governor, according to a poll released by Bentley’s campaign on Wednesday.Dresner, Wickers and Associates LLC conducted the statewide survey on June 5 and June 6 among 400 people registered to vote in Alabama and considered likely to vote in [...]

Republican candidates for governor meet with party about runoff

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State Rep. Mike Hubbard, chairman of the Alabama Republican Party, met with the potential runoff candidates for governor on Monday to talk about how the process will work and to try to ensure there will be transparency.“Given the circumstances, and due to some confusion regarding the process, we felt that it was imperative to bring [...]