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 23, 2018 – Less than Two Weeks to Primary – Governor’s Race

As we get down to the lick log in the 2018 June Primary, there are few if any surprises in any of the major state races.  Polling indicates that all of the contests are about where they were three or four months ago when the races began. There is a tremendous amount of apathy and indifference as we head into the final days.  This lack of enthusiasm has also affected fundraising. Most of the high-profile races have not attracted the amount of dollars as in the past. Kay Ivey is sitting on a sizeable lead in the GOP gubernatorial primary.  She took a slight dip in the polls when she ducked out of debates. However, it is not as pronounced as it would have been if she had appeared.  Her campaign has been managed brilliantly. Coincidentally, at the same time that her staff adroitly kept her…

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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…

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

We're less than two weeks away from the June 5 Primaries. Join us for a preview tonight at 5 and 6 on @wvua23 in Tuscaloosa!
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Tonight on @CBS_42 in Birmingham, Art Franklin and I will be previewing the races for Governor, Lieutenant Governor… https://t.co/YZFYb9vB7w
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Join me on the University of Alabama radio again this afternoon at 4:40p.m.. T-Town 91.5, MGM 88.3, HSV 100.7, MOB 91.5! #alpolitics
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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.