2018 Governor’s Race: State Senator Bill Hightower
State Senator Bill Hightower spent his career in international business before being elected to the Alabama legislature in 2013. He says Alabama needs a businessman for a governor. The Republican candidate spoke with WBHM’s Andrew Yeager as part of our series of interviews with gubernatorial candidates.
Hightower on changes he’d make to the state’s tax system and budgeting:
On banning sanctuary cities:
Hear the full interview:
Alabama Primary Runoff Election Wrap-Up
Alabama Republican Attorney General Steve Marshall defeated former Attorney General Troy King in Tuesday’s primary runoffs. State Public Service Commission President Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh lost her bid for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor to state Rep. Will Ainsworth. Here’s your election results roundup.
Why People Are Talking About Gov. Ivey’s Age
There’s a lot of chatter among political pundits and voters about whether Gov. Kay Ivey is up to the task of leading the state for a full term. Is it a question that comes up often for older female political candidates?
Analysis of Alabama’s Primary from the Right and Left
Democrat Walt Maddox and Republican Kay Ivey will meet in the fall race for Governor. Some other races in Alabama’s primary will go to runoffs first. We have analysis from Republican consultant Jeff Vreeland and Democratic pollster Zac McCrary.