Category: 2022 General Election Voter Guide
Voters went to the polls Nov. 8, 2022, to decide who will be the next state and local officeholders, along with 10 amendments and a referendum on a rewrite of the state constitution.
BirminghamWatch’s 2022 General Election Voter Guide includes profiles on the newly elected officials and candidates, along with explanations of the amendments and other election-related info. Read more.
From “Aniah’s Law to economic development, the November 8 ballot will give Alabamians the opportunity to vote for 10 statewide amendments. Read more.
The Alabama Constitution of 1901 contains racist language regarding slavery, poll taxes, and school segregation.
Since the constitution was written in 1901, federal laws and court decisions have rendered much of this racist verbiage void, but the language remains in the state’s governing document.
Voters on Tuesday have the choice of whether to remove that language from the state’s constitution and whether to simplify what is now the longest operational constitution in the world. Read more.
Incumbent Jefferson County Sheriff Mark Pettway is facing Republican challenger Jared Hudson on Tuesday’s general election ballot.
Pettway says he is the best candidate for Jefferson County sheriff because he has experience doing the job and cites falling crime statistics. Hudson says he’s the better option because he would bring his experience as a Navy SEAL to the table, and he cites rising crime statistics.
The race has become the hottest ticket on the ballot in Jefferson County. Read more.