Steve Flowers

“Inside the Statehouse with Steve Flowers” is Alabama’s leading political column. It is published in 67 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.

September 20, 2017

The very interesting and entertaining Republican Primary for our open U.S. Senate seat culminates this Tuesday with the clash between two Titans.  Judge Roy Moore and Big Luther Strange will be in a Titanic battle to fill the seat left vacant when Jeff Sessions became U.S. Attorney General. We will see if Moses with his Ten Commandments and Hebrew children of rural Alabama can slay the Philistine Mountain Brook giant. The results from the August 15 first primary were predictable.  The turnout was about 18 percent, about what you would expect for a Special Election in mid-August, during 100-degree dog days of summer and one race on the ballot. Moore garnered 39 percent, Strange had 33 percent, and Mo Brooks received a respectable 18 percent. The early polling and constant polling revealed…

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September 13, 2017

As I mentioned last week, we will have a plethora of political contests to follow next year and the field is beginning to formulate. The governor’s…

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September 06, 2017

Labor Day is the traditional kickoff to an election year.  Folks our quadrennial gubernatorial election year is going to be a doozy.  We are in for…

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

We're LIVE at 6:15 on @WIAT42 in Birmingham. We'll preview tomorrow's GOP Senate runoff. Join us!
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Busy week ahead in Alabama politics! We'll kick things off bright and early tomorrow morning on @WIAT42 in Birmingham at 6:15. Tune in!
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RT @JackRoyer: AL's Sen. Richard Shelby will be traveling aboard Air Force One with POTUS today to Strange rally in Huntsville, per @SteveF…
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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.