I’ve been spending most of the day moving (after waiting in line to vote early this morning), so I’ve actually avoided most of the last minute politicizing. It also looks like I’ll be spending the evening unpacking the house (and settling into The Terminal’s new offices), but you… you have options. Here are just a [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Election 2008'
May 14th, 2008 · Comments Off · 35209, Election '08, politics
It seems that unless the offices of governor or president are on the ballot, most people tend to stay home on Primary Day. Eight Democratic groups in the greater Birmingham metro area are hoping to make people aware of the options that will be on the ballot come June 3 and to convince them to [...]
February 5th, 2008 · Comments Off · Election '08
While folks will no doubt spend the evening waiting to find out if their candidate has gained more electoral delegates in the closest this country has ever come to a national primary, we can go to bed knowing the outcome of at least one race in metro Birmingham. UPDATED: These are the results as of [...]
February 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off · 35064, Election '08, Random Shots
Chris “Mojo” Denbow/PhotoMojo.info A large crowd gathered on the campus of Miles College to hear a speech from former President Bill Clinton earlier this afternoon. It was one of two public appearances that Clinton made in support of his wife’s campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Click on the image to view more from the [...]
February 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments · Election '08, Random Shots
Bob Farley/f8photo More than 800 people showed up for Sen. John McCain’s appearance at the Sheraton hotel in downtown Birmingham on Saturday afternoon. He was introduced by his wife and U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus. After speaking for about 30 minutes, he greeted his supporters before addressing the media directly in a series of one on-ones. [...]
February 1st, 2008 · Comments Off · Last car
Portico. Burton24/Flickr And the candidates just keep on coming… In this special Friday before Election Day edition of last car, some info that you might be interested in… Mitt Romney’s joined the candidate parade into Birmingham by announcing a visit on Monday. Hillary’s sending in her husband, the former president himself, tomorrow to Miles College’s [...]
January 31st, 2008 · Comments Off · 35203, Election '08, Random Shots
Dawn Smalls, Reginal Political Director of the Clinton campaign, middle, and Maurice Mercer, right, talk about handing out signs and buttons. Another volunteer, Ralph Grady, left, was also there helping out. Bob Farley/f8Photo Hillary Clinton recently opened a Birmingham campaign headquarters at 1614 3rd Avenue North in advance of the Democratic primaries being held on [...]
January 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Election '08
Looks like we may not see John Edwards this weekend afterall. He canceled his upcoming scheduled appearance here last night and there is word that the former North Carolina legislator will announce his decision to drop out of the 2008 presidential race this afternoon in New Orleans.