Archive for July, 2006

July 26, 2006

Now that the field has crystallized and the race for Governor is down to two people the bout will get down and dirty if recent elections are any indication. The fifteen week sprint to November 8th will be fun and interesting.

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July 19, 2006

This week’s primary runoffs have very little luster. The Republican Lt. Governor nomination is the only marquee race yet to be decided. The Governor’s race is settled and the only drama stemming from the June 6th primary was the refusal of Roy Moore to endorse his fellow Republican Bob Riley. In fact, Moore flatly stated […]

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July 12, 2006

In late May, two weeks prior to the primary, my column posed the question as to which primary, the Democratic or Republican, would attract the most voters. My belief was that for the first time in history the Republican primary would get the most primary participants. This did not materialize, even though the Republican primary […]

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July 05, 2006

An issue sidestepped this year, which will resurface in the future, is whether state judges should be appointed or elected. Alabama is currently one of only seven states in the country that elects judges.

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