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2022 Alabama Senate Election

News coverage of the Alabama Senate election. See the race between Will Boyd, and Katie Britt. See their news, bias in the media coverage and more in our Alabama election page. See other states and more information on our 2022 U.S. Senate page.

Top Alabama Candidates

Democrat Candidate
Percentage of News: 3%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 27%
19%
Right: 54%
54% of the news @willboydforAL interacts with on Twitter Leans Right
Republican Candidate
Percentage of News: 97%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
 
18%
Right: 76%
76% of the news @KatieBrittforAL interacts with on Twitter Leans Right

Coverage Breakdown

Coverage Breakdown is based on the number of articles published per candidate.

Will Boyd
Katie Britt

Latest 2022 Alabama Senate Election News

US & Canada · Washington

Jan. 6 panel wants testimony from GOP lawmakers Brooks, Biggs, Jackson

60% Center coverage: 45 sources
Reps. Mo Brooks, Andy Biggs and Ronny Jackson are all members of the ultra-right House Freedom Caucus. The nine-member panel is asking for the members of Congress to testify about their involvement in meetings at the White House, direct conversations with Trump as he sought to challenge the 2020 presidential election.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Jan. 6 panel names six House GOP lawmakers who asked for pardons

51% Left coverage: 39 sources
Republican members of Congress contacted the White House to ask for pre-emptive pardons. Testimony from Trump aides named Reps. Matt Gaetz (Fla.) Mo Brooks (Ala.) Louie Gohmert (Texas), Andy Biggs (Ariz.), and Scott Perry (PA.) as seeking pardons.See the Story
US & Canada · Alabama

Trump backs Katie Britt against Mo Brooks in Alabama Senate primary runoff

40% Center coverage: 35 sources
Donald Trump backs Katie Britt in Alabama Senate race. Britt was chief of staff to retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby. Trump had previously backed Rep. Mo Brooks, but rescinded that endorsement in March. Britt and Brooks face off in the June 21 runoff that will decide the Republican nominee.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Thompson says Jan. 6 committee redoing Mo Brooks subpoena

54% Center coverage: 13 sources
The chairman of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot told reporters on Wednesday that they had redone a subpoena for Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) after failing to find to serve an initial subpoena. See the Story
Mo Brooks · Washington

Brooks asks Trump to re-endorse his campaign for U.S. Senate

50% Center coverage: 10 sources
Rep. Mo Brooks is attempting to gain the support of former President Donald Trump for the second time. Trump initially endorsed Brooks back in April 2021, but later rescinded it the following March. The former president never endorsed another candidate in the race. The runoff election for the Republican US Senate nomination between Brooks and Katie Britt will be held on June 21.See the Story
US & Canada · Alabama

Britt wins tumultuous Alabama Senate race scrambled by Trump

49% Center coverage: 8 sources
Rep. Mo Brooks lost a runoff for the GOP nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. Trump initially backed Brooks, but rescinded that endorsement after the campaign got off to a lackluster start. Brooks is someone so dedicated to Trump's agenda that he has called himself "MAGA Mo" Trump-endorsed candidates lose in Georgia.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Rep. Mo Brooks blames decline of ‘moral values’ for mass shootings

56% Right coverage: 9 sources
U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks appeared on Fox News Sunday to discuss the recent school shooting in Texas. Brooks said he was not blaming single parents for mass shootings, he was blaming moral decline. Brooks came in second to Katie Britt in the Republican primary for the seat being vacated by Richard Shelby.See the Story
Will Boyd

3 women vying for Democratic nomination in US Senate primary to challenge GOP's Tim Scott

67% Center coverage: 6 sources
Will Boyd wins Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Alabama primary election. Boyd will face Republican Roy Moore in November. Boyd is the first African-American to win a Senate seat in Alabama. He is also the first black man to do so in the state of Alabama.See the Story
Donald Trump · Washington

Women for Trump co-founder and Jan. 6 rally organizer: Trump is ‘disconnected from the base’

57% Left coverage: 7 sources
A co-founder of Women for Trump and organizer of the Jan. 6, 2021, “Stop the Steal” rally spoke out against former President Trump following Rep. Mo Brooks’s (R-Ala.) loss to Katie Britt in the Alabama GOP Senate primary Tuesday.See the Story
US & Canada · Montgomery

Katie Britt Declines to Debate Mo Brooks

66% Center coverage: 6 sources
Britt finished the May primary in the lead with 45% of the vote. She and North Alabama-based Representative Mo Brooks will face each other in a runoff June 21. Britt underlined conservative policies she believes will protect everyday Alabamians. The Alabama National Guard combined conference also invited Rep. Brooks to speak.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

MSNBC host shuts down Mo Brooks challenge to debate 2020 election fraud claims

67% Right coverage: 6 sources
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) brought claims of 2020 election fraud to MSNBC on Wednesday but was denied an opportunity to go "toe to toe" to debate the subject. The congressman even challenged Chris Hayes to a debate on the matter, an invitation the host rejected. The exchange took place one day before the Capitol riot panel's first prime-time hearing.See the Story
US & Canada · Montgomery

Katie Britt Leads Alabama GOP Senate Primary

60% Center coverage: 5 sources
Britt leads with 32% of the support among the 600 likely Alabama Republican primary voters. Mo Brooks is in second with 22.5% and Mike Durant is in third with 21.4%. With a margin of error of 4%, Brooks and Durant are in a statistical tie.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Mo Brooks Makes an Unlikely Comeback

75% Left coverage: 4 sources
Former President Donald Trump rescinded his endorsement of conservative Rep. Mo Brooks' Senate bid two months ago. Brooks was lagging in fundraising and his polling numbers had stalled in the Republican primary against former Business Council of Alabama president and CEO Katie Britt. Britt has been a polling leader in recent months, with the latest survey conducted by Cygnal showing her ahead with 30.8 percent of the vote.See the Story

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering 2022 Alabama Senate Election?

2022 Alabama Senate Election often is covered by Right Media sources.
19%
Center: 27%
Right: 45%

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