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By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Because 2016 is a presidential election year and media coverage of the presidential race is so extensive, the importance of other races on the ballot—county, statewide, even other federal races—often becomes minimized and lost in the

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com McGill kicks off U.S. Senate campaign DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Republican Shadrack McGill from Jackson County held a kickoff rally Tuesday for his U.S. Senate campaign outside the Jackson County Courthouse in downtown Scottsboro. McGill

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Republican Shadrack McGill from Jackson County announced today that he will be running against U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby in 2016. Shelby is a lion in the U.S. Senate and is the most senior legislator from Alabama’s

District 8 Senate Candidate Horace Clemmons (D) discusses how his service in the Marine Corps influenced the rest of his life.    

The Sunlight Foundation recently analyzed the voting records of State Legislators from across the Country and DeKalb County definitely stood out. The rankings consisted of voting records from 2011-2014. After a Gallup Poll recently named Alabama as the “most conservative

Following up with a story that Southern Torch broke on November 12, Senator Shadrack McGill (R) has officially announced that he will not seek re-election in 2014.

District 8 Senator Shadrack McGill (R) will give his official 2014 State of the State Address on Monday, December 9th at 6:00 PM at the Fort Payne City Auditorium.

Southern Torch has learned that Senator Shadrack McGill (R) is heavily leaning towards not seeking a second term.

With the next General Election just over a year away, Southern Torch has conducted our first poll for the 2014 Election Cycle. The poll consisted of questions to registered voters of Fort Payne,Henagar, Ider, and Rainsville about candidates for Alabama

Three Horse Race?

Southern Torch has learned through multiple sources that Candidate for District 8 State Senate John Blackwell is dropping out of the race to seek the open seat of retiring U.S. Congressman Spencer Bachus. John Blackwell is the father of current