Category: 2016 Primary Election

Patrick Kennedy

Circuit Court Judge, 18th Judicial Circuit, Place No. 2 Name:  Patrick E. Kennedy Date of birth: June 15, 1971; age 47 Residence: Alabaster Political experience: Ran for circuit judge in Shelby County in 2016. Professional experience: Private practice, 2001-present; contractor with the Administrative Office of Courts handling juvenile court matters, 2004-present; guardian ad litem, circuit

Voter Guide

Alabama voters go to the polls March 1, and there’s a lot more on the ballot than the high-profile presidential race.

In Democratic and Republican primaries, voters will nominate candidates  for U.S. Senate and the state’s Public Service Commission president, Supreme Court and Board of Education, plus decide on an amendment.

Voters in Jefferson and Shelby counties will pick nominees for judgeships, school board seats, district attorney and treasurer offices.

BirminghamWatch and Weld For Birmingham, Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM, Starnes Publishing, B-Metro and Kaleidoscope are collaborating to offer this one-stop, interactive, factual, non-partisan Voter Guide.

Candidate profiles, sample ballots, answers about issues, campaign contributor lists, info on where to vote and more. It’s all in the guide below.

Research Election Financing

Want to know more about the contributions received and expenditures made by a state candidate? You can look at their financial disclosure forms on the Secretary of State Office’s Alabama Votes website. You also can search by contributor to find out which candidates people, companies, and political action committees are supporting through their wallets. Alabama