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.

November 18, 2020 – Turnout for Presidential Election Shatters Record in Alabama

On the morning of the momentous November 3 Presidential Election Day, I began my day on my hometown radio station, WTBF in Troy, which has been my tradition for election days for over 30 years.  As the polls began to open around 7 a.m., we began getting calls that the people were lined up for almost a mile outside of the two most populous voting locations in Pike County.  Then, I started getting texts that a good many of the Republican boxes in major North Alabama cities had people waiting in line for two to three hours in voting precincts in Jasper, Hamilton, Cullman and Huntsville.  Folks in Talladega were showing up in droves driven by a local amendment.  When I voted around 10 a.m., the voting officials informed me that more people had already voted in record breaking numbers.   About…

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November 11, 2020 – Jim Martin Father of Modern Republican Party in Alabama

Three years ago, Jim Martin passed away in Gadsden at 99 years old.  His beloved wife of 60 years, Pat, was by his side.  He was a true Christian…

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November 4, 2020 – Alabama is truly a Republican State

Our 2020 Election was yesterday.  The Presidential race was the center of all interest.  You know the results, unfortunately, my column for today had…

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

Will be on CBS 42 Birmingham,at 6 tonight discussing the life and legacy of Alabama's legendary legislator and Civi… https://t.co/Wgw9jDqh2Z
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Will be on CBS 8 Montgomery at 6 tonight discussing life of Representative Alvin Holmes of Montgomery.#alpolitics
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State Representative Alvin Holmes has a special place in Alabama political history. Enjoyed his friendship. We… https://t.co/Ka0jhcTZ1J
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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.