Alabama GOP Party http://apr.org en GOP Supermajority Plays Defense In Primaries http://apr.org/post/gop-supermajority-plays-defense-primaries <p></p><p>A bitter war is erupting for control of the Alabama Statehouse and this time it is Republican versus Republican.</p><p>Republicans won a majority in the Alabama Legislature in 2010, but in 2014 many incumbents are facing primary party challenges.</p><p>Republican Senate leader Del Marsh called many of the challengers RINOs, or Republicans in name only. He said many were funded by the Alabama Education Association, which has often been at odds with current legislators.</p> Mon, 26 May 2014 21:02:03 +0000 The Associated Press 52706 at http://apr.org GOP Supermajority Plays Defense In Primaries Ala. GOP Leader Worries About Democratic Invaders http://apr.org/post/ala-gop-leader-worries-about-democratic-invaders-0 <p>Alabama's Republican chairman is worried that his party's primary election won't be a real GOP event because of Democratic intruders.</p> Sun, 01 Sep 2013 14:08:16 +0000 The Associated Press 37083 at http://apr.org Ala. GOP Leader Worries About Democratic Invaders GOP Advances Plan To Change Registration Deadline http://apr.org/post/gop-advances-plan-change-registration-deadline <P>Republican lawmakers are pushing a plan that would move up the voter registration deadline before each election.</P> <P>Current law allows registration until 10 days before an election. A Republican bill would change the deadline to 17 days. The measure passed a Senate committee Wednesday on a party line vote. It now goes to the full Senate.</P> <P>Republicans say local registrars need more time to prepare accurate voting lists for poll workers to use on election day. Wed, 08 May 2013 21:34:00 +0000 The Associated Press 30002 at http://apr.org GOP Advances Plan To Change Registration Deadline Alabama GOP Sending Volunteers to Battlegrounds http://apr.org/post/alabama-gop-sending-volunteers-battlegrounds <P>Alabama's Republican Party chairman is traveling across the state to announce that the party will send volunteers to battleground states because Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is expected to carry Alabama by a wide margin.</P> <DIV> <P>Party Chairman Bill Armistead is calling the effort Alabama Battleground Patriots.</P> <P>A party spokeswoman says Armistead plans stops Monday in Huntsville, Montgomery, Mobile and Dothan. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:26:36 +0000 The Associated Press 18635 at http://apr.org Alabama GOP Sending Volunteers to Battlegrounds