Questions For the Candidates

By Alanna Morrison
  We here at Madison County Democratic Women are very excited to have so many great Democrats running in the upcoming special election! Our members sent in some questions they wanted to hear the candidates answer. We chose three questions and sent them to all seven Democratic candidates.

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The Decision Is Yours

By Susan Higgins
It’s primary season in the Special Senate Election. It is important to understand the role of the party, MCDW, and voters during a primary.   A primary election is when a political party selects their nominee for a particular office. As we speak, Democrats across the State of Alabama are

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Eating the Elephant

By Mary McManus
Yesterday, Democrats Jon Ossoff (GA) and Archie Parnell (SC) lost their bids for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Not familiar with these races? Here’s the quick and dirty version: Donald Trump named South Carolina’s Mick Mulvaney the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Call for Reasonable Gun Policy

By Susan Higgins
The shooting today of David Bailey, Zach Barth, Krystal Griner, Matt Mika and Rep. Steve Scalise is a terrible tragedy. Violence is never the answer. Violence that is avoidable is even more tragic. Madison County Democratic Women extend their sympathy and best wishes to all the injured and wish

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Special Senate Election Details

By Alanna Morrison
When Senator Sessions was confirmed as US Attorney General and the head of the US Department of Justice, his Senate seat became vacant. Governor Bentley appointed then Alabama Attorney General, Luther Strange. Governor Kay Ivey set the special election for 2017. Several Democratic and

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Special Senate Race

By Alanna Morrison
It’s 2017 Primary Season Today marked the end of the qualifying and filing period for candidates to run in the special election for the US Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. As of tonight, there are eight candidates: Dr. Will Boyd, Jr. (Lauderdale County), Vann Caldwell (Talledega County),

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JFK Scholarship Winner Announced

By Susan Higgins
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2017 MADISON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN CONTACT: Susan Higgins 334/447-3691 higginssusan08@gmail.com MADISON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 JFK Scholarship.  Grace LaFrentz, a senior at Randolph, submitted an

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JFK Scholarship Awards Dinner

By Sam Mitchell
Keynote speaker, Mimi Kennedy (Actress from the hit sitcom “Mom” and former chair of Progressive Democrats of America). More details to come – so stay tuned! Date: Thursday, May 4th Time: Dinner at 7pm / VIP reception beginning at 6pm (VIP ticket holders only) Location: The

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