WBHM Politics: Election Season Overview

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Spring break has come and gone. The legislature has packed up for the session. Political observers can now turn their full attention to election season in Alabama. Party primaries are June 5th with the general election to follow in November. It comes as Democrats nationally are feeding on disaffection with President Trump and success in several special elections, including December’s Senate race in Alabama that put Democratic Senator Doug Jones in office. But this is Alabama, where President Trump remains popular and Republicans remain in firm political control.

We’ll talk about the upcoming elections with Zac McCrary, a partner with ALG Research which, works with Democratic candidates, and Elizabeth BeShears, freelance writer and founder of BeShears Solutions, who has done communication work for Republican candidates.

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Andrew Yeager

Andrew Yeager

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WBHM Politics

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