Runoff Election

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House districts around Birmingham, Tuscaloosa hold runoff elections Tuesday: what to know

BY: - October 23, 2023

Voters in the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa areas go to the polls Tuesday to choose nominees for special runoff elections for the state House. Two Republicans — Brad Cox and Brian Brinyark — are seeking their party’s nomination in the GOP runoff for House District 16, extending from Fayette County to north Tuscaloosa and western Jefferson […]

Portraits of Candidates Travis Hendrix and Sylvia Swayne.

Travis Hendrix, Sylvia Swayne seek Democratic nod in Birmingham-area House seat

BY: - October 18, 2023

The two Democratic candidates in the Oct. 24 runoff in House District 55 came to the election down different paths. Travis Hendrix, a 40-year-old Birmingham police sergeant, said he became passionate about politics after working in a community service unit as a school resource officer. The new position, he said, allowed him to get to […]

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Brad Cox, Bryan Brinyark competing in GOP runoff for Tuscaloosa-area House seat

BY: - October 17, 2023

The two Republicans facing off in the Oct.24 GOP runoff for House District 16 are both conservative. But Brad Cox and Bryan Brinyark would bring vastly different experiences to Goat Hill. Cox, 33, a Fayette County Commissioner since 2021, worked as a high school teacher before becoming a banker. He was appointed by Gov. Kay […]

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Alabama counties to certify House District 16, 55 special election results

BY: - October 2, 2023

Officials in three different counties should certify results this week for the Sept. 26 special elections in House Districts 16 and 55. Fayette, Tuscaloosa and Jefferson plan to finalize the provisional ballots from the election results on Tuesday at noon and certify the results on Friday at the same time. Officials in the three counties […]