Bill Armistead

Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Federal Judge Strikes Down Alabama Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

MOBILE – Late today U.S. District Judge Ginny Granade struck down Alabama’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The federal judge ruled that the ban was in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution’s 14th Amendment. The plantiffs in the case, Kimberly McKeand and Cari Seacy, are a same-sex couple who were legally […]

U.S. House Passes Bill Banning Taxpayer Funding for Abortion

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015” in a mostly partisan 242-179 vote, that saw three Democrats vote for it and one Republican vote against it. All of Alabama’s Republican representatives voted in favor of the bill. The House passed the […]

ALGOP Chairman Holds Press Conference Against Southern Progress Action Fund

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Alabama Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead held a press conference today at the Madison County GOP Headquarters to address the negative ads a liberal national political organization, Southern Progress Action Fund has launched against House Republican candidates this week. The Southern Progress Action Fund is a non-profit, tax-exempt group that is based in […]

Stutts Wins Debate Over 32 Year Incumbent Who Says ‘the Job is Not Done’

The campaign of Dr. Larry Stutts for Alabama Senate District 6 continued building momentum Tuesday night as Stutts delivered a commanding victory over prolific debater and longtime incumbent Roger Bedford in their first and only debate. “As our state senator, Roger Bedford has failed to deliver results, and tonight he failed to deliver adequate answers for […]

ALGOP Chairman Issues Statement on July 15 Runoff

Chairman Bill Armistead issued the following statement regarding the runoff election on Tuesday, July 15: “The Republican primary runoff is next Tuesday, July 15, and in these final throes of the campaign, candidates often succumb to the pressure of going negative to try to get the boost they need to claim victory on election day. I […]

Armistead Congratulates Bentley for Rejecting Obamacare Component

Birmingham, Ala. – Bill Armistead, Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party, issued the following statement regarding Governor Bentley’s rejection of a component of the Affordable Care Act:   “I congratulate Governor Bentley for having the courage to reject implementing the “essential health benefits” plan contained in Obama’s Affordable Care Act, and thank him for standing up […]

Alabama Democrats Unanimously Support Barack Obama

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 6, 2012   Contact: Shana Kluck 205-586-5751 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Last night, 69 local Alabama Democrats  at the Democratic Party National convention voted unanimously to nominate Barack Obama as their Presidential candidate.   “This news may come as a shock to many Alabama voters,” stated Bill Armistead, Chairman […]

Armistead to Joe Reed: The Only Party Disenfranchising Voters In Alabama is the Democratic Party

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Joe Reed, Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party Delegation, spoke for the Alabama Democratic Party delegates last night when he announced that all 69 delegates cast their vote for  Barack Obama as their Presidential nominee. He also took the opportunity to make the claim that Republicans in Alabama were attempting to eliminate […]