Vote

The Republican and Democratic primary election runoffs are just around the corner. Polls open at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and close at 7 p.m.

Those who have applied for an absentee ballot (application deadline is today) have until July 16 to hand-deliver or postmark an absentee ballot.

Crossover voting rules apply in the primary runoff. If you voted in the Democratic primary in June, it's against the law to vote in the Republican primary runoff, and vice versa.

Those who did not vote in either party's primary are free to vote in either primary runoff.

In the Republican primary runoff, Opelika resident Randy Price and Mike Sparks will be on the ballot for the state Senate District 13 seat. In the primary, Price received 47 percent of the vote to Sparks' 37 percent.

Debbie Hamby Wood and Todd Rauch will vie for the Republican nomination for the House District 38 seat. Wood garnered 47 percent of the vote in the primary, while Rauch got 41 percent. 

Auburn resident Tracie West will face Melanie Hill for the District 2 seat on the state Board of Education. West received 32 percent of the vote in the primary to Hill's 33 percent. 

In the Democratic primary runoff, incumbent Pebblin Warren and former Tuskegee mayor Johnny Ford will vie for the House District 82 seat. Warren got 49 percent of the vote in the primary to Ford's 31 percent. 

Pat Jones and Jeremy Gray will be on the ballot for the House District 83 seat. Jones received 43 percent of the vote in the primary and Gray 30 percent. 

There will also be runoffs in statewide races. Will Ainsworth and Twinkle Cavanaugh will vie for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor. Troy King and Steve Marshall will face each other for the Republican nomination for attorney general.

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