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October 6, 2017

Walt Maddox announces run for Governor

Thursday, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox announced that he was running for Governor of Alabama as a Democrat. Maddox released a video pledging to end Alabama’s crisis in leadership. “I believe in Alabama and I believe in our potential which is why I believe that we must solve the crisis of leadership. In the past 18 months, the Governor, the Speaker, the Chief Justice, and the Majority Leader have left office in shame. And, when courage […]
October 5, 2017

Walt Maddox officially announces run for Alabama governor

Confirming what many had long expected, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox announced Thursday morning he is running for Alabama governor in 2018. “I believe in Alabama and I believe in our potential which is why I believe that we must solve the crisis of leadership,” Maddox said in a press release. “In the past 18 months, the Governor, the Speaker, the Chief Justice, and the Majority Leader have left office in shame. And, when courage was […]
October 5, 2017

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox announces run for Governor

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – In a video announcement released on his website, Tuscaloosa Mayor, Walt Maddox, is officially running for governor in 2018. In the video, Maddox says he will rebuild trust in state government, focus on jobs lost, closed rural hospitals and crumbling roads and bridges. Three months ago, Maddox announced the formation of an exploratory committee to seek the state’s highest office as a Democrat. Maddox was elected Tuscaloosa mayor in 2005. He is […]
October 5, 2017

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox to run for governor in 2018

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox is running for governor. Maddox, a Democrat, made the announcement Thursday morning with the release of a video on social media. Maddox says the state has a “crisis in our leadership” because of scandal and a lack of political courage. He referenced scandals that ensnared three top Republicans in the last two years. He also said that jobs are leaving the state and that rural hospitals are closing […]
October 5, 2017
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Maddox announces bid for governor in 2018

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox has made it official: He will be seeking the office of governor in 2018. The four-term mayor announced his decision Thursday morning via his campaign website, waltmaddox.com, and in an interview with The Tuscaloosa News. “I believe that this is an opportunity to truly transform Alabama,” said Maddox, 44. He will be seeking the Democratic nomination for the governor’s seat during next year’s primary on June 5. A number of candidates have […]
October 5, 2017

Walt Maddox officially running for governor

Tuscaloosa’s mayor is now officially running for Alabama governor. Walt Maddox announced today he is entering the race to become the Yellowhammer State’s next governor. Citing a crisis in leadership in Montgomery and consistently low scores for Alabama in every quality of life indicator, the democratic mayor has decided to seek the highest office in the state. As we’ve reported, Maddox previously formed a political committee to explore a run for governor in June. Supreme Court […]