Today, Election Projection embarks on a preview tour of all 50 states with an eye on the 2016 elections. Alphabetically, that means Alabama is our first stop. A red state through and through, Alabama will feature no competitive races on Election Projection’s maps. The senate race will be a cakewalk for Republican incumbent Richard Shelby and the state’s nine electoral votes are a foregone conclusion for the eventual GOP nominee in the presidential race.
Alabama’s congressional delegation reflects the state’s Republican lean. Districts 1 through 6 are all held by Republicans and will remain in Republican hands after 2016. The only Democrat in the delegation, three-term Congressman Terri Sewell, represents Alabama CD-7 which includes the top two population centers in the state, Birmingham and Montgomery. She should also have no problem retaining her seat.
You can find more Election Projection coverage of the Alabama elections by clicking here. I’ve included not only links to all Alabama federal elections on tap in 2016, but also historical election results so you can find out how Alabama has voted in presidential, Senate, House and gubernatorial elections all the way back to 1980.
Next state preview: Alaska