Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 4, 2008 Alabama General State Election

Alabama

Note: Candidate pictures are the most current we have on file. Because this is a past election, they may not show a candidate’s likeness at the time of the election. Likewise, some of the links to websites, emails, and social media may be broken.
US President & Vice President (Alabama)
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Barack Obama - D
Websitemy.barackobama.com
55
Joe Biden - D
Websitewww.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-biden
74
John McCain - R
Websitewww.johnmccain.com
80
Sarah Palin - R
Websitewww.palinforgovernor.com/
Chuck Baldwin - REF
Darrell Castle - CON
Bob Barr - L
Websitewww.bobbarr2008.com
Wayne Allen Root - L
Websitewww.rootforamerica.com/home/index.php
Ralph Nader - I
Websitewww.votenader.org
Matt Gonzalez - I
Websitewww.votenader.org/about/matt-gonzalez/
US Senate
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Vivian Davis Figures - D
Websitewww.figures2008.com
60
Jeff Sessions - R
Websitewww.jeffsessions.com
70
US House of Representatives
US Congress District 1
Jo Bonner - R
Websitewww.jobonner.com
57
US Congress District 2
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Bobby Bright - D
Websitewww.brightforcongress.com
Jay Love, Jr. - R
Websitewww.jayloveforcongress.com
US Congress District 3
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Mike D. Rogers - R
Websitemike-rogers.house.gov
58
Joshua Segall - D
Websitewww.segall2008.com/main.php
US Congress District 4
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Robert B. Aderholt - R
Websiteaderholt.house.gov
51
Nicholas B. Sparks - D
Websitewww.nicksparksforcongress.com/
US Congress District 5
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Parker Griffith - D
Websitegriffithforgovernor.com
Wayne Parker - R
Websitewww.wayneparkerforcongress.com
US Congress District 6
Spencer T. Bachus, III - R
Websitewww.spencerbachus.com
69
US Congress District 7
Artur Davis - D
Websitewww.house.gov/arturdavis/
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Statewide Amendment Number One
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to repeal Amendment 709 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901; to reestablish the Education Trust Fund Rainy Day Account within the Alabama Trust Fund; and to establish the General Fund Rainy Day Account within the Alabama Trust Fund. (Proposed by Act 2008-508)YesNo
Statewide Amendment Number Two
Relating to Shelby County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, establishing the Shelby County Judicial Commission and providing for the filling of vacancies in the offices of circuit and district judge of the 18th Judicial Circuit. (Proposed by Act 2007-225)YesNo
Statewide Amendment Number Three
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, providing for the levy of ad valorem tax for public school purposes in the portion of the City of Madison located in Limestone County for the purpose of equalizing the rate of ad valorem taxation in those portions of the City of Madison located in Limestone County with those portions of the City located in Madison County and providing for the manner of conducting elections with respect to the tax. (Proposed by Act 2007-360)YesNo
Statewide Amendment Number Four
Relating to Blount County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to prohibit any municipality that is not located wholly or in part within the boundaries of Blount County on the effective date of this amendment from annexing any territory within Blount County without the approval of the electorate of Blount County expressed in a vote on the issue of the annexation. (Proposed by Act 2008-285)YesNo
Statewide Amendment Number Five
Relating to Russell County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to authorize the Legislature, by local or general act, to fix, regulate, and alter the costs and charges of court and to ratify and confirm any local law authorizing any additional court costs enacted prior to the adoption of this amendment. (Proposed by Act 2008-288)YesNo
Statewide Amendment Number Six
Relating to the City of Tuskegee in Macon County, proposing an amendment to Amendment 591 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for the election of two persons to the utilities board and the term of office of, procedure for the filling of vacancies in, and compensation of, the positions; and to provide for who may vote in the election. (Proposed by Act 2008-293)YesNo
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