Voters in Alabama will elect representatives for seven House seats, one of which is held by Democrats and six by Republicans. They will also choose a governor, an office currently held by a Republican. See Alabama’s primary results.
Gov. Kay Ivey (R) is running for her first full term; she was appointed to the position in April 2017 after Robert Bentley resigned amid a scandal. She is facing Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox (D) and is expected to hold on to the seat.
Going into this election, Alabama had 1 Democratic representative and 6 Republican representatives. Here’s how each district leans politically, based on how it voted in the 2016 presidential election, with 2018 results as they come in.
Democratic lawmakers on March 27 called for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself from cases involving efforts to overturn the 2020 election following revelations that his wife, Virginia Thomas, pressed White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to pursue efforts to overturn the 2020 election.