Election 2014 Results

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Click above to listen to a compilation of WBHM’s election night coverage.

Alabama Republicans maintained their dominance sweeping all statewide offices in the 2014 election. Governor Robert Bentley wins a second term and he’ll have a legislature in firm Republican control to work with.

Winners of contested races declared by the Associated Press are in bold. We’ll update final results as they are available.


Statewide Races

 

Governor

Parker Griffith (Dem) – 36 percent

Robert Bentley (GOP) (incumbent) – 64 percent

99 percent of precincts reporting

 

Lieutenant Governor

Kay Ivey (GOP) (incumbent) – 63 percent

James Fields (Dem) – 37 percent

99 percent of precincts reporting

 

Attorney General

Joe Hubbard (Dem) – 41 percent

Luther Strange (GOP) (incumbent) – 59 percent

99 percent of precincts reporting

 

Secretary of State

Lula Albert-Kaigler (Dem) – 36 percent

John Merrill (GOP) – 64 percent

99 percent of precincts reporting

 

Auditor

Miranda Joseph (Dem) – 37 percent

Jim Zeigler (GOP) – 63 percent

99 percent of precincts reporting

 

Agriculture Commissioner

John McMillan (GOP) (incumbent) – 65 percent

Doug Smith (Dem) – 35 percent

99 percent of precincts reporting


Congressional Races

 

District 3

Mike Rogers (GOP) (incumbent) – 65 percent

Jesse Smith (Dem) – 35 percent

94 percent of precincts reporting

 

District 6

Mark Lester (Dem) – 24 percent

Gary Palmer (GOP) – 76 percent

100 percent of precincts reporting


State Senate Races

 

District 10

Phil W. Williams (GOP) (incumbent) – 52 percent

Larry Means (Dem) – 48 percent

100 percent of precincts reporting

 

District 11

Jim McClendon (GOP) – 78 percent

Ron Crumpton (Dem) – 22 percent

100 percent of precincts reporting

 

District 12

Del Marsh (GOP) (incumbent) – 57 percent

Taylor Stewart (Dem) – 43 percent

100 percent of precincts reporting

 

District 16

Jabo Waggoner (GOP) (incumbent) – 77 percent

Cindy Bell (Dem) – 23 percent

100 percent of precincts reporting

 

District 21

Gerald Allen (GOP) (incumbent) – 62 percent

Phil Poole (Dem) – 38 percent

100 percent of precincts reporting


State House Races

 

District 16

Daniel Boman (Dem) (incumbent) – 25 percent

Kyle South (GOP) – 75 percent

100 percent of precincts reporting

 

District 47

Jack Williams (GOP) (incumbent) – 73 percent

Salvatore Bambinelli (Dem) – 27 percent

100 percent of precincts reporting

 

District 52

John Rogers (Dem) (incumbent) – 77 percent

Phillip Bahakel (GOP) – 23 percent

100 percent of precincts reporting

 

District 56

Darius Foster (GOP) – 31 percent

Louise Alexander (Dem) – 66 percent

Rickey Levins (Ind) – 3 percent

100 percent of precincts reporting


Constitutional Amendments

 

State Amendment 1 – Foreign Laws

Yes – 72 percent

No – 28 percent

99 percent of precincts reporting

 

State Amendment 2 – Bonds for National Guard

Yes – 50 percent

No – 50 percent

99 percent of precincts reporting

 

State Amendment 3 – Right to Bear Arms

Yes – 72 percent

No – 28 percent

98 percent of precincts reporting

 

State Amendment 4 – Expenditure Increase for Schools

Yes – 56 percent

No – 44 percent

99 percent of precincts reporting

 

State Amendment 5 – Right to Hunt

Yes – 80 percent

No – 20 percent

99 percent of precincts reporting

 

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Some 3rd graders in local schools could be held back under new law 

This is the first school year that third graders who do not read at grade level by the end of the school year must be held back in that grade, rather than passed on to fourth grade. The Alabama Literacy Act was passed several years ago, but its implementation was delayed because of the pandemic.

How one Birmingham custodian preps for the first day of school

When the kids are away, the custodial and maintenance staff in schools work all summer long. One custodian told WBHM about what it takes to keep the kids happy and healthy as they trade sunshine for fluorescent lights.

Dollar store workers are organizing for a better workplace. Just don’t call it a union.

Fired up by a labor movement that’s seen big union victories recently, dollar store workers are organizing in their own way to improve work conditions.

Bill Clark has a knack for making comebacks. Will he make one more? 

Bill Clark has had to overcome some serious hurdles during his career at UAB, as well as in his personal life. He not only resurrected a football program that had been neglected—and then out-right killed—he’s also been fighting through what he’s called a serious injury since childhood.

Expert says inadequate staffing is driving deaths in prisons across the Gulf South

An expert explains how issues from staffing to healthcare to climate change have contributed to a recent rise in deaths in prisons across the Gulf South.

More Election 2014 Coverage