Tag: 2022 General Election Voter Guide

BirminghamWatch General Election Voter Guide 2022

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.

Racist wording is still in the Alabama Constitution. Voters can erase it.

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.

Jefferson County Sheriff Faces Republican Challenger on Tuesday’s Ballot

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.