Find API’s candidate questionnaires, our Guide to the Issues on the proposed constitutional amendments, and our op-eds on this election cycle here.

Candidate Questionnaires 


Governor Kay Ivey (R)

Mayor Walt Maddox (D)

Lieutenant Governor

Will Ainsworth (R)

Will Boyd (D)

Attorney General

Steve Marshall (R)

Joe Siegelman (D): Declined questionnaire

State Legislators

Some state legislators elected to answer API’s questionnaires. You can find all the legislative questionnaires we received by clicking HERE.

Constitutional Amendments:

Guide to the Issues

2018 Proposed Constitutional Amendments:

Click here to learn more


2018 Elections: API’s take

Vote “Yes” on Amendment Two

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API urges “Yes” vote on Amendment Two on evening news

Should the progressive movement become pro-life?

Alabama must vote yes on Proposed Statewide Amendment Two

Why vote in state elections?

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State elections matter more than most think

Our Elected Officials, a Mirror of Ourselves

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