State Senate Upset: Robert Stewart Beats Hank Sanders in District 23 - Alabama News

6/23/2022 12:56:00 AM

Robert Stewart has beaten former State Sen. Hank Sanders, who was trying to win back his old seat in the Alabama Legislature.

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Robert Stewart has beaten former State Sen. Hank Sanders, who was trying to win back his old seat in the Alabama Legislature. alnews alpolitics selma alabamanewsnetwork

Robert Stewart has beaten former State Sen. Hank Sanders, who was trying to win back his old seat in the Alabama Legislature.

Sanders had held the senate seat from 1983 until he decided to retire in 2018. His daughter Malika Sanders-Fortier then won the seat, but decided to run for governor this year instead of for re-election.Stewart says he’s going to take a brief rest, then get ready for the November general election where he will face Republican Michael Nimmer.

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Stewart, a 32-year-old tax policy lobbyist in Selma, beat Sanders by a margin of 56% to 44% in the Democratic Party runoff.Janet Porter , with her nonprofit (and noted hate group, per the Southern Poverty Law Center) Faith2Action, have lobbied state legislatures to introduce draconian anti-abortion legislation seemingly in the hopes that it would eventually result in the Supreme Court revisiting federal abortion rights.CBS Broadcasting from 1998 until retiring in 2017, died on Sunday.Courtesy Photo / Robert Earl Keen Robert Earl Keen will perform at Whitewater Amphitheater on Saturday.

In the May 24 primary, Sanders had finished on top of Stewart 45% to 30% in a race that had two other candidates. Sanders had held the senate seat from 1983 until he decided to retire in 2018. “I think what we’re seeing right now is the Supreme Court is not reflecting the will of the majority of Americans. His daughter Malika Sanders-Fortier then won the seat, but decided to run for governor this year instead of for re-election. Simply put, Bob was a brilliant engineer who will be dearly missed. Stewart says he’s going to take a brief rest, then get ready for the November general election where he will face Republican Michael Nimmer. “If this decision is being kicked back to the states, we need to use every tool we can to stand up as a majority of Americans and say, ‘We are in favor of protecting reproductive rights. Senate District 23 includes Dallas, Perry, Wilcox, Lowndes, Butler and Conecuh counties — along with parts of Marengo and Monroe counties. 1 the Billboard Top Blues Albums chart upon release.

. Kelly Hall, the executive director, explained that the organization works “almost exclusively in red and purple states” with “ideologically extreme legislatures” to introduce ballot measures with broad public support—such as Medicaid expansion and increasing the minimum wage, among others. He was a graduate of Southern Maine Technical College, and upon completing his education, he became a service technician at RCA.