Blount County runoff

Just when you thought the elections were over, here comes another one. It’s a runoff to decide who wins Blount County’s District 34 seat in the Alabama House of Representatives and it will be held next Tuesday. No Democrat qualified, so it’s down to two Republicans: David Strandridge of Hayden and Chris Latta of Oneonta. The seat was held by Republican Elwyn Thomas, who was appointed in August as executive director of the Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission.