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September 8, 2018

Democratic gubernatorial candidate speaks at ‘old fashioned’ political rally

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — Limestone Sheriff Mike Blakely hosted what he calls an ‘old-fashioned political’ rally Saturday. Candidates from several state races spoke at the event. People from both sides of the aisle came to speak including Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walt Maddox. There are less than two months left until the November election. And candidates are hard at work on the campaign trail. Walt Maddox says he wants to talk to as many Alabamians as […]
April 29, 2018

Democratic candidate Walt Maddox talks Governor’s race

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Democrat Walt Maddox is Mayor of Tuscaloosa, one of Alabama’s major cities. It’s obviously a busy job. Maddox is also running for governor, and as part of our leadership perspectives interview, we asked him why he wants a job that’s even tougher than being mayor. Continue reading and see the video on WHNT.com
December 18, 2017

Democratic candidate running for governor sees Senate race outcome as momentum in right direction

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Even though the election results have not yet been certified, those who supported Doug Jones see Tuesday night as a victory and as an opportunity. After Jones declared victory, supporters say the energy they saw for him was “awe-inspiring.” Shea Rives says that “It gives me hope for Democrats. It gives me hope for the state of Alabama.” Many Jones supporters we have spoken with say this win means hope for the […]
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 […]