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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey avoids runoff in Republican primary

May. 25, 2022 00:30 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Kay Ivey turned back eight primary challengers to win the Republican gubernatorial nomination without a runoff Tuesday after an unexpectedly tough race that pushed a candidate known for folksiness far to the right. With a comfortable lead over her two...

Ivey stresses record, opponents challenge her on it

May. 23, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is seeking to avoid a runoff in Tuesday's Republican primary, while her challengers are seeking to push her into one. In the closing hours of the gubernatorial campaign, Ivey stressed her record as she seeks a second full term in...