Internal City Government Spats Affect Election Outcome
The Birmingham City Council Chambers
Birmingham political watchers have about seven more weeks of campaigning to expect after a number of races went to runoffs following Tuesday’s municipal elections. Chief among them is the mayoral race, which will pit incumbent William Bell against challenger Randall Woodfin. Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald analyzes the results and discusses what might happen next.
Alabama is full of big news stories. From the removal of the Confederate battle flag, to gay marriage, to Birmingham's increase in the minimum wage. It's a lot for journalists to keep up with and a lot of great materials for columnists like AL.com and The Birmingham News' John Archibald. He discusses the city, county and state politics in forums large and small.