Jefferson County’s ‘Blue Wave:’ How the First Black Sheriff and District Attorney Won Election
11-13-2018

Jefferson County’s first black sheriff and district attorney were swept into office Tuesday on a wave of Democratic straight-ticket voting.

Alabama’s Wave of Women Candidates Won About Half of Offices Sought
11-12-2018

Alabama, not unlike the rest of the country, had a wave of women on the ballot in this year’s primary election and in Tuesday’s general election.

Two New Lawmakers to Join Incumbents in Jefferson Legislative Delegation
11-8-2018

Incumbent Alabama lawmakers serving Jefferson County all won re-election in Tuesday’s general election voting, and two new members who ran for open seats, will join the Jefferson County delegation.

Birmingham Council Members Push Back Against Road in Watershed That Protects Drinking Water
11-7-2018

The Birmingham City Council appears set to oppose construction of the controversial Cahaba Beach road and bridge project across the Little Cahaba River.

Woodfin Calls for Civility at City Hall; Councilor’s Criticism Continues
11-7-2018

Mayor Randall Woodfin called for greater civility between his office and Birmingham City Council on Tuesday, following weeks of escalating tension. The tension culminated with Woodfin and most of his staff being absent from council’s Oct. 30 meeting.

Alabama Key Results
11-6-2018

Follow Alabama’s 2018 Midterm Election results.

Flyer Aimed at African-American Voters Depicts Trump With Klan Marchers
11-6-2018

A campaign mail piece sent primarily to African-American voters features photos of President Donald Trump alongside members of the Ku Klux Klan — and it’s not the first time that the groups listed as the flyer’s sponsors have used the tactic.

Polls Open Under Gray Skies
11-6-2018

Voters began going to the polls across the state at 7 a.m., many of them braving threats of rain but not the severe weather that had been predicted.

Sample Ballots: Review and Print Your Ballot Before You Go to the Polls
11-5-2018

Are you headed to the polls Tuesday? Check out a blank sample ballot for elections in Shelby and Jefferson Counties.

Maddox Defines Himself as Voice of Progress as Election Day Nears
11-5-2018

At the end of what many have deemed a Sisyphean campaign, Walt Maddox is making a final appeal to voters. His argument? Think of the future.