Montgomery Archives - Walt Maddox For Governor


August 27, 2018

Maddox, other Democrat candidates speak at ACD Kennedy-King Dinner

The Alabama College Democrats hosted a night of dinner, conversation and energizing, pro-public service addresses delivered by multiple Democratic candidates and guests on Saturday. The ACD Kennedy-King Dinner was held at the Capital City Club and featured a multitude of candidates that evening, which included: Dr. Will Boyd, the Democratic lieutenant governor nominee; Cara McClure, Public Service Commission Place 1 candidate; Kari Powell, Public Service Commission Place 2 candidate; Heather Milam, Democratic Secretary of State […]
August 2, 2018

Candidate for governor shares plan to improve public safety in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – One gubernatorial candidate holds a strong stance on public safety, and if elected he has a plan to combat the issue. At an event in Montgomery Thursday afternoon, Democratic candidate Walt Maddox talked about how his administration would make Alabama safer. Maddox said the state is third in the country in murders per capita and ranks in the the high forties when it comes to safety overall. Maddox said there are […]
July 24, 2018

EDITORIAL: Ivey taking state’s voters for granted

Republican Gov. Kay Ivey would be smart to avoid a debate with Tuscaloosa mayor and Democratic gubernatorial nominee Walt Maddox. But that doesn’t mean she should. Speaking at the Alabama Press Association convention at Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach on Saturday, Maddox said Ivey doesn’t owe him a debate in the governor’s race, but that she does owe the voters one. He said instead of discussing ideas and plans to move the state forward, […]
June 11, 2018

MARK MAYFIELD: Maddox and the high road

Last year, I mentioned that the U.S. Senate election between Doug Jones and Roy Moore presented the easiest choice Alabama voters would ever have to make. There was no question that Jones, a man of integrity with outstanding qualifications, would bring honor to this state, while Moore would bring nothing but embarrassment. Since then, Jones has had an excellent start in the Senate, and is doing exactly what he promised he would do, and that […]
April 19, 2018

Our View: Walt Maddox for Governor of Alabama

On June 5th, Alabama voters will have the opportunity to participate in the state’s gubernatorial primary. Both the Republican and Democratic elections will be on this date, and voters can only participate in one. This editorial board urges Alabamians to support Tuscaloosa mayor Walt Maddox for the governorship. Maddox’s platform consists of common-sense solutions to Alabama’s problems. He seeks to improve the job opportunities for Alabamians through workforce training and development and more affordable college […]
July 10, 2017

Alabama needs Walt Maddox as governor

Most of the talk since Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox announced he’s considering a run for governor has focused on whether he can win as a Democrat in a deep red state. I’ve got an equally important question: Can a decent, honest public servant win in a state where pandering campaign tactics work so well? Because I do not see Walt Maddox engaging in that nonsense. Or let’s put it this way: Can Maddox win without […]