Press Releases

ALGOP Chairman Applauds Signing of COVID Passport Ban

Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl issued the following statement on the signing of the COVID Vaccine Passport Ban into law:  “The COVID Vaccine Passport Ban (SB267) is now law in the state of Alabama – protecting the privacy rights of all our citizens. With this preemptive action, Alabamians will no longer have to worry about

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ALGOP Stands with State Rep. Shane Stringer

Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl issued the following statement regarding the dismissal of State Rep. Shane Stringer from his position with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office:  “To have a State Representative willing to stand up for people’s constitutional rights and lose his job over it is incredibly brave and honorable. Rep. Shane Stringer is

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ALGOP Welcomes Fayette County Coroner to the Republican Party

Fayette County Coroner TK “Timothy” Kimbrell switched from the Democrat to the Republican Party at the county GOP’s monthly meeting in Fayette. “Today the issues are right and wrong,” Mr. Kimbrell told the county executive committee. “I am glad to be part of the Fayette County GOP.” The county committee voted unanimously to accept the

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ALGOP Special Primary Run-Off Results for House District 73

The special primary run-off election was held today in Alabama House District 73 (Shelby County). Provisional votes withstanding, below is a breakdown of votes received: CANDIDATELeigh HulseyKenneth Paschal TOTAL VOTES CAST14121476 PERCENTAGE48.89%51.11% (Source: www.alabamavotes.gov) Provisional ballots will be counted on May 4, 2021, and the Party will certify the election to the Secretary of State on

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ALGOP Awards Chairman’s Commendation to Stadthagen, Gudger

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) has presented two members of the Alabama Legislature with the Chairman’s Commendation award for their service to the State of Alabama while upholding the values of the ALGOP party platform. State Representative Scott Stadthagen (Cullman, Marshall and Morgan Counties) and State Senator Garlan Gudger (Cullman, Lawrence, Marion and Winston Counties) are the House and Senate sponsors of

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ALGOP Chairman Wahl Issues Statement on Democrat COVID Passport Proposal

Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wahl released the following statement responding to the Biden Administration’s proposal to require so-called COVID vaccine passports to travel, and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s implementation of a vaccine passport requirement in New York State:  “What the Biden Administration is proposing is quite possibly the biggest federal overreach in my

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ALGOP Special Primary Election Results for Senate District 14 and House District 73

Special primary elections were held today in Alabama Senate District 14 (Bibb, Chilton and Shelby counties) and Alabama House District 73 (Shelby County). Provisional votes withstanding, below is a breakdown of votes received: Senate District 14 CANDIDATE Joseph BarlowDonna StrongApril Weaver TOTAL VOTES CAST 3915694368 PERCENTAGE 7.34%10.68%81.98% House District 73 CANDIDATE Joseph DaleyGeorge HenryLeigh HulseyKennethPaschalKerri

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ALGOP Announces Qualifying Dates for HD 78 Special Election

The Alabama Republican Party has set qualifying dates for the special election in Alabama House District 78. Information on the qualifying process is available on the ALGOP website (www.algop.org). Qualifying will open on-line at www.algop.org on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. CST. It will close on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CST, per

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John Wahl Elected as New Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party

Mr. John Wahl of Limestone County was elected as the new chairman of the Alabama Republican Party at its State Executive Committee meeting in Montgomery this weekend. The body elected him by acclimation.   Statement from John Wahl:   “I am excited about the opportunity to serve the people of Alabama as Chairman of the

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GOP Gains Majority on Butler County Commission with Latest Party Switch

Republicans are now in the majority on the Butler County Commission after County Commissioner Darrell Sanders switched from the Democrat to the Republican Party at the February meeting of the Butler County Republican Party. “With Darrell’s move to the Republican Party, the GOP now has a majority on both the County Commission and the County

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