Steve Flowers

“Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers” is Alabama’s leading political column. It is published in 69 Alabama newspapers weekly 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 16, 2018 – Secondary Statewide Races on Ballot this Year

Folks, we are less than three weeks away from our June 5th primary.  Besides the governor’s race, all of our secondary constitutional races are on the ballot. As we head into the home stretch, there appears to be very little interest in the primary elections.  People seem disinterested and disillusioned. There have been a good many scandals and ethics convictions over the past quadrennium, which has put a damper on the enthusiasm generally associated with a gubernatorial election year.  Even fundraising has been down considerably. This voting ambivalence will result in a lower than normal turnout. This accrues to the advantage of incumbents and those with name identification. The governor’s race has not been that interesting.  However, the Democrats have fielded quality candidates in that…

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May 9, 2018 – Low Voter Turnout Expected for Primary

We are less than four weeks away from our June 5th primary. Those of us who follow Alabama politics have pointed to this year as being a very…

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May 2, 2018 – Court of Appeals Races on Ballot this Year

Last week we made you aware that five of the nine seats on our State Supreme Court are up for election this year. In addition, our Court of Civil…

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

RT @JackRoyer: No 5:30 News because of golf, but still got to catch up with @SteveFlowersAL. He’ll be on with us tonight at 10! https://t.c
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We’re talking the Governor’s Race tonight at 5:30 on @CBS_42. Join @JackRoyer and me in Birmingham!
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Gerald Dial’s latest ad produced by @brentbuc is the best in the state right now - probably propels him to the lead… https://t.co/vEZlnRg2ho
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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.