Archive for June, 2006

June 28, 2006

This year’s Supreme Court races have been obscured by the more high profile Governor’s and Lt. Governor’s races. They generally are low profile even though they are extremely important and the justices who hold these positions wield substantial influence over public policy in Alabama. They probably are as insignificant as the secondary constitutional offices of […]

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June 21, 2006

If there was one surprise race in the June 6th primaries it was in the Republican Lt. Governor’s contest. However, polls indicated three weeks earlier that an upset was in the making. George Wallace Jr. entered the race as the heavy favorite in a race where inherent name identification is very important. However, he did […]

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June 14, 2006

The Primary results were very much exactly as expected. There were absolutely no surprises. The polling data projected was right on the mark. Gov. Bob Riley defeated Roy Moore 67% to 33%, the polls had pointed to a 70 to 30 margin. Lt. Gov. Lucy Baxley outdistanced Don Siegelman 60% to 36%, about what the […]

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June 07, 2006

As you read this column you have the luxury of knowing the outcome of Tuesday’s primary contests. However, due to deadline requirements this column was written prior to June 6th. The results of the June 6th primary possibly will have whittled the race down to the two final candidates for the November brass ring Governor’s […]

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