Tag: 2020 U.S. Senate race

Where Democratic Presidential Candidates Stand on Major Issues

Alabama voters who choose a Democratic ballot for the March 3 party primaries will see a crowded slate of 14 presidential candidates, but six of those have withdrawn from the race.

The remaining eight active candidates are Joseph R. Biden, Michael R. Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer and Elizabeth Warren.

According to a recent Gallup Poll, Democratic candidates selected the following topics as the top five issues in the party’s presidential primary: health care, climate change, gun policy, education and the distribution of wealth and income. Read about their stances.

BirminghamWatch 2020 Primary Voter Guide: Republican U.S. Senate Race Headlines March 3 Primaries in Alabama

Who is the strongest, most effective supporter of President Donald Trump?

That seems to be the dominant question Alabama Republicans are asking as they near the March 3 election to choose a nominee to try to unseat freshman Democrat Doug Jones in this fall’s U.S. Senate race.

The field of seven GOP candidates has talked about, and shown basic agreement on, the topics of immigration, taxes and the economy as well as social issues such as abortion, guns and health care. Jones, who won the seat in a special election in December 2017, has no opposition in the March Democratic primary.

Read more about what candidates in the U.S. Senate race have to say on the top issues and see videos showing the candidates’ efforts to align themselves with Trump.

Also in the BirminghamWatch 2020 Primary Voter Guide, you will find:
A story about the candidates’ positions on issues in the Republican primary for president, and in the Democratic primary for president.
A story about the statewide amendment on the ballot, which would move the state Board of Education from an elected board to an appointed one.
Profiles of candidates on the ballot, including basic information about each of the candidates along with the top contributors to their campaigns, the main issues they’re citing in their campaigns and links to their web or social media sites. A list of those links will be updated this evening.
Printable sample ballots you can use to mark your own choices for each race.
And a Voter’s Toolbox of information about voting, including which districts will be on your ballot and how to find your polling place.
It’s all in one package on the BirminghamWatch 2020 Primary Voter Guide.

Contributors to U.S. Senate Candidates

Candidates in this year’s race for the U.S. Senate on Feb. 20 updated the lists of their contributors leading up to the March 3 primary elections in Alabama. Following are contributions of $5,000 and up for each candidate. The information comes from the Federal Election Commission database. Read more.