Endorsement

May 21, 2018

Alabama Democratic Conference endorses Walt Maddox for governor

Longtime Tuscaloosa mayor and Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Walt Maddox on Saturday was endorsed by the Alabama Democratic Conference (ADC). Maddox said he is honored to have the endorsement of the predominantly African-American group. “I’m honored to receive the endorsement of the Alabama Democratic Conference. I’m humbled by the trust and confidence ADC has placed in my campaign for Governor,” said Maddox. “The ADC endorsement is vital if a candidate hopes to have any chance of […]
May 20, 2018

Alabama governor candidate Walt Maddox endorsed by Alabama Democratic Conference

The Alabama Democratic Conference has endorsed Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox for governor. “I’m humbled by the trust and confidence ADC has placed in my campaign for governor,” said Maddox in a statement. “The ADC endorsement is vital if a candidate hopes to have any chance of winning the Democratic primary.” Maddox faces former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb, former Alabama state Rep. James Fields, former gubernatorial aide Doug “New Blue” Smith and […]
May 19, 2018

Alabama Democratic Conference endorses Walt Maddox for governor

The Alabama Democratic Conference officially threw their support behind Walt Maddox, which signals that Maddox is quickly becoming the favored candidate in the Democratic race for governor. Maddox announced the endorsement on Saturday through a tweet and declared that the move is adding to his momentum in the gubernatorial race. Through a statement after the tweet, Maddox said the endorsement was “vital” to candidates looking to win the Democratic nomination. “Just to illustrate the power […]
May 19, 2018

Walt Maddox gets Alabama Democratic Conference endorsement

The Alabama Democratic Conference Saturday endorsed Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox for governor, in another sign of the state Democratic Party coalescing behind the four-term mayor ahead of the June 5 primary. “We’re excited to earn that endorsement,” Maddox said in a phone interview Saturday, after ADC made the endorsement. “We believe it’s another step in the right direction as we move to June 5.” An attempt to reach Joe Reed, the executive director of the […]
May 17, 2018

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin endorses Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox in bid for governor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has endorsed Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox in his bid for governor ahead of the state’s Democratic primary. Woodfin awarded Maddox his endorsement over candidates like Sue Bell Cobb and James C. Fields during a Thursday press conference in Birmingham. In front of an audience at the Birmingham Intermodal Transit Facility, Woodfin stated his support for Maddox after commenting on the need for improved public transit in the […]
May 17, 2018

Randall Woodfin endorses ‘proven leader’ Walt Maddox for governor

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin endorsed Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox in the Democratic primary for governor on Thursday, calling Maddox “a proven leader” who will improve the state. “Many times we have to depend on mayors to make the critical decisions for everyday people right at the ground level, and Mayor Maddox has been doing that for years,” Woodfin said about the four-time elected mayor who is now running for governor as the two stood outside […]