Steve Flowers

“Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers” is Alabama’s leading political column. It is published weekly in over 60 Alabama newspapers and has a circulation of over 360,000. Having served 16 years in the Alabama State Legislature, Steve brings a unique perspective to Alabama politics.

“Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers” covers the state political scene each week in an entertaining and informative fashion. The weekly column also takes its readers down “Memory Lane” with Alabama’s rich and colorful political history.

May 18, 2022 – Governor’s Race Down to the Wire

We are down to the last few days in the 2022 Governor’s Race. For the first time in my memory, the governor’s race has been overshadowed by another race.  The race to fill the void left by retiring senior U.S. Senator Richard Shelby has eclipsed the interest in the governor’s race.  It is an obvious fact that our open senate seat is more competitive and interesting than a race with a popular incumbent governor running for reelection. Kay Ivey has been in control of this race since the get go. National polls have ranked her as one of the most popular incumbent governors in the nation. Alabama’s polls have consistently shown her with a commanding lead. Most polls have her winning without a runoff. She has been bombarded by ads from two well-financed opponents. Lindy Blanchard has spent over…

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May 11, 2022 – Senate Race Down to the Wire

The GOP Primary is less than two weeks away on May 24.  It has been an interesting and expensive race to fill the seat of our venerable and powerful…

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May 4, 2022 – Richard Shelby – Alabama’s Greatest U.S. Senator

Our iconic senior United States Senator, Richard Shelby, turns 88 this week.  Shelby is in the waning months of his monumental career in the Senate.…

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In addition to his weekly newspaper column, Steve Flowers brings his expertise to radio and television shows throughout the state.

I will be on CBS 42 Bham at 10 PM. #alpolitics
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Tom Butler is going to win re-election in a walk in his Limestone/Madison State Senate race. #alpolitics
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The Wiregrass appears to be coalescing behind their native daughter Katie Britt. She is going to get a big vote in… https://t.co/QdqwdwohQO
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“This Week in Alabama Politics” is a 10 minute weekly show produced by Troy University television. His 30 minute show, “Alabama Politics” features statewide political figures and can be viewed every Thursday and Friday night on public television. Alabama Politics can be viewed in Montgomery and Autauga County viewing areas Monday through Friday at 7:30 A.M. and 10:00 P.M. on channels 43 and 96.

Steve also appears regularly on Montgomery television station, WAKA, CBS 8 as their political analyst.

Steve’s radio show, “This Week in Alabama Politics”, is aired every Saturday at 4:35 on TROY Public Radio. It is also syndicated statewide and can be heard over 21 commercial stations throughout the state.

Of Goats and Governors – Six Decades of Colorful Alabama Political Stories

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The new book from Steve Flowers, Of Goats and Governors – Six Decades of Colorful Alabama Political Stories, is now available for sale. It will be enjoyable reading for anyone interested in Alabama political history. The book is published by NewSouth Books, an independent publishing house specializing in regional books of national interest.