Primary Runoff Results
Now to the polls where a handful of statewide races were on the ballot as well as a handful of local races. We begin with the two Republican nominations up for grabs on the Calhoun County Commission. Tim Hodges and Danny Shears are competing for the District 2 seat. For the District 4 seat, J.D. Hess and Terry Howell are in the runoff.
Now to Etowah County where Jeff Overstreet and Tim Ramsey are vying for the District 4 seat on the county commission. Also in Etowah County, the Republican nomination for State Representative, District 30 is up for grabs. Craig Lipscomb and Robert McKay both looking to win. On the ballot in Cleburne County, the District 13 state senator spot- Randy Price and Mike Sparks both going for the Republican nomination. Now to the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor in the general election.
Alabama Public Service Commission president Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh faced state legislator Will Ainsworth of Guntersville. And in the bid for the Attorney General’s office, Steve Marshall, who holds the position is trying to fend off a challenge from former Attorney General Troy King.
There’s only one spot on the state school board up for grabs. Dothan school board member Melanie Hill and Auburn City School Board President Traci West are competing for the District 2 spot. And since there are no democrats running Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, today’s runoff results for the Republican nomination will basically seal the deal. Longtime state Senator Gerald Dial of Lineville is facing businessman and farmer Rick Pate for the spot.
And finally, the nominations for three statewide appeals court seats are up for grabs. Brad Mendheim and Sarah Hicks Stewart are seeking the Republican bid for the Alabama Supreme Court. Alabama Tax Court Judge Christy Edwards and Baldwin County Circuit Judge Michelle Manley Thomas are seeking the Republican nomination for a judgeship on the five-member Alabama Court of Civil Appeals. West Alabama District Attorney Chris McCool and Assistant Attorney General Rich Anderson are both vying for a position on the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals.