2018 Gubernatorial Race: State: Alabama ( Walter Maddox v Kay Ivey )

CURRENT STATUS: Complete

Race Status

RESULT: Kay Ivey (Rep)


Strong Rep
INCUMBENT PARTY: Rep last updated: 10-15-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 02/09/2018
Primaries: 06/05/2018
Runoffs: 07/17/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Candidate

Walter Maddox
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Walter Maddox (Share of Vote: 54.6% )
REGISTERED CANDIDATES
Sue Cobb (Share of Vote: 29.0% )
Chris Countryman (Share of Vote: 1.7%)
James Fields (Share of Vote: 8.0% )
Doug Smith (Share of Vote: 3.3% )
Anthony White (Share of Vote: 3.4% )


Incumbent

Rep Incumbent

Republican Candidate
WINNER: Kay Ivey (Share of Vote: 56.1% )
REGISTERED CANDIDATES
Tommy Battle (Share of Vote: 24.9% )
Scott Dawson (Share of Vote: 13.5% )
Bill Hightower (Share of Vote: 5.0% )
Michael McAllister (Share of Vote: 0.6% )


Pundit Opinions

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Current Gubernatorial Scoreboard
Bottom Line

Ballotpedia has identified this as a key Republican primary to watch. It identified 15 U.S. Senate primaries, 38 U.S. House primaries, and 9 for state executive offices. See the full story here.

Ballotpedia has ALSO identified this race as a key Democratic primary to watch. They named 3 senate primaries, 34 house primaries, and 11 state executive primaries. See the full story here.

2018 Alabama Data Card
Alabama Demographics
Demographic State Nation
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Gender 48.4% Male
51.6% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 65.8% White/Caucasian
26.8% Black/African American
3.5% White/Hispanic
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home 5.2% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 85.1% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 24.7% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $25,810 $31,128
Unemployment 5.4% 4.1
Median Age 39.0 37.9
Population 4863300 325.7 mil
Square Miles 50646.2 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 196 185.8
People per Household 2.6 2.7
Foreign Born 3.4% 13.5%
Veteran 8.8% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 13.9% 14.6%
Data Credits
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile