debate Archives - Walt Maddox For Governor


September 11, 2018

Walt Maddox calls for debate on state’s pressing problems

Eight weeks before election day, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox again called out Gov. Kay Ivey for declining to debate, saying the governor owes the public a discussion between the candidates about the state’s problems in education, health care, mental health, prisons and aging roads and infrastructure. “The governor doesn’t believe that the people of Alabama are worthy of such a debate,” Maddox said. “She doesn’t believe it’s appropriate for her to talk to the people […]
August 2, 2018

Walt Maddox, Alabama Democrats pitch jobs, education, and health care to AFL-CIO

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Walt Maddox called for Medicaid expansion and stronger ethics laws Thursday, while renewing his call for debates with incumbent Kay Ivey. Speaking before a meeting of the Alabama AFL-CIO in Montgomery, Maddox, the mayor of Tuscaloosa, hit the common themes of his campaign and those of many other Democrats in attendance, with an emphasis on workforce issues before the union members present. “I believe we stand at the crossroads of the past […]
August 1, 2018

Walt Maddox rallies supporters in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Three months until the General Election and the candidates for governor are starting to make their presence known on the campaign trail. The democratic nominee Walt Maddox was in North Alabama tonight, visiting his campaign headquarters in the Rocket City. The Democratic candidate for governor Walt Maddox greeted dozens of supporters Wednesday evening. “Together we are going to pass the Alabama education lottery,” said Maddox. He focused on issues like education, healthcare, […]
August 1, 2018

Walt Maddox energizes supporters in Huntsville, addresses Gov. Ivey’s accusations

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Alabama democratic gubernatorial nominee was in the Rocket City Wednesday, energizing his supporters to turn the state blue. Walt Maddox told WZDX News that Huntsville is a vital piece to winning the election and his campaign strategy will not change even though Governor Kay Ivey refuses to debate him. The Tuscaloosa mayor says he’ll continue to show where he stands on the issues, something he says Ivey isn’t doing by refusing […]
July 30, 2018

Questionnaires show Maddox consistent, Ivey lying

Kay Ivey is lying. With a capital L. She’s not using a “talking point,” as many in the media have claimed. She’s not ducking a question. She’s not being politically savvy. When Kay Ivey looks into cameras and tells the people of Alabama that she won’t debate because her Democratic opponent, Walt Maddox, keeps changing his stances on important issues, she is lying. Bald-faced. Shamelessly. Desperately. Lying. It’s a lie so absurd, so obvious that […]
July 28, 2018

OUR VIEW: Ivey needs to accept challenge

Walt Maddox is trying what no candidate has done before in Gov. Kay Ivey’s tenure as governor — get her to the debate podium. Maddox, the Democratic nominee for governor, sent a formal letter to the Republican governor Tuesday, outlining a series of appearances and topics he recommends the candidates address in public. The topics cover pretty much everything, including: • Debate One: education and economic development • Debate Two: public safety, health care and […]