Gene Smith 11-18-19

Photo by Erin Nelson

Smith, a retired Hoover firefighter with multiple business interests, has been on the Hoover City Council for 15 years. Read more


Arnold Mooney

Photo courtesy of Arnold Mooney

He is the fourth Republican to announce his candidacy for Jones' Senate seat. Read more


While new faces will come to the sheriff's department and district attorney offices in Jefferson County, all incumbent Hoover state legislators kept their seat. Read more



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In Jefferson County, about 25 percent of registered voters turned out to the polls for primary elections on June 5. Read more


Most Alabama voters have a lot of decisions to make before going to the polls June 5. Read more

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The Hoover Democrats also are scheduled to hear from Democratic candidates for Jefferson County sheriff. Read more


Hoover Metropolitan Stadium polling place map

Map courtesy of Jefferson County Board of Registrars

The Jefferson County Board of Registrars is moving voters from that location to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, beginning with the June 5 primaries. Read more


David Carrington

Sarah Finnegan

Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington announced Wednesday he would discontinue his campaign. Read more



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Voters in two parts of Hoover will have new polling places for elections, starting with the Aug. 15 special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Scott Dawson

Dawson and his wife, Tarra, have lived in Hoover for 20 years. Read more

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Dom Gentile

Photo courtesy of Dom Gentile

Gentile is the franchise developer for the Jan-Pro commercial cleaning company in the Birmingham and Huntsville markets and describes himself as a political outsider without baggage. Read more

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Kim Hinds

Sydney Cromwell

The presidential inauguration is Friday, Jan. 20. Read more


Dan Fulton 1-12-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Fulton was active in the effort to save Hoover school buses and get new people elected to office in Hoover. Read more


General election 2016 Prince of Peace

Photo courtesy of Bill Singleton

Early reports indicate a heavier turnout than the Feb. 1 primary elections. Read more


Election day photo

Photo by Jon Anderson

BirminghamWatch, a nonprofit news organization, has partnered with several news organizations to compile and distribute a nonpartisan voter guide that includes candidate bios, information about amendments and sample ballots. Read more

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Hoover polling place March 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

When voters head to the polls early this month, there will be several things to consider. Read more


Curt Posey 10-4-16

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Posey captured 77 percent of the 3,303 votes cast in the race, compared to 23 percent for Lott. Read more

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Hoover polling place March 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

Dr. Trey Lott and Curt Posey are the two candidates. Read more



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Education was, in Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy’s mind, the issue that defined the 2016 Hoover municipal election. Read more

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Trey Lott Curt Posey

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While almost all of the Hoover municipal election races were settled on Aug. 23, one City Council race remains to be decided. Read more


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