Battle Blog

What Alabamians Deserve

This has been a week where we have debated on debates – who’s going to attend and who’s not. Why they’re going to attend and why they aren’t. It’s been fascinating. It’s like a chess game. We make one move forward and somebody else jumps and moves laterally. We’re working to have a debate where […]

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Gubernatorial Candidate Visits Guntersville

April 7, 2018 Tommy Battle, Alabama gubernatorial candidate and current Huntsville mayor, spoke to the Marshall County Republicans last Tuesday night. The Marshall County Republicans meet the first Tuesday of every month at Wintzell’s in Guntersville. For the club’s April meeting, five different state candidates spoke. Battle was the lead speaker followed by candidate for […]

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Battle Makes Pitch to Local GOP Voters

April 7, 2018 Three-term Huntsville Mayor and Alabama gubernatorial candidate Tommy Battle highlighted a campaign-season parade of political aspirants Saturday in Cullman that seemed to include half the GOP Primary race’s statewide field. A lengthy list of candidates including Alice Martin and Troy King (for attorney general), Rusty Glover (for lieutenant governor), Debra Jones and […]

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The Future of Alabama

No single day on the campaign trail is identical to another, but this past Thursday was something of a typical—and diverse—day on the trail. Buckle up and go for a ride with us. We left Huntsville at 5:45 a.m. and went to Birmingham to a breakfast meeting at Famous Fred’s with my dad and his […]

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The Real Story Behind Toyota-Mazda

Have you seen our campaign’s latest video? Here’s the real story about how my team landed Toyota-Mazda. Montgomery is trying to take credit for another opportunity, while ignoring the priorities we really need them to be focused on. It’s time to take control. It’s time for new leadership. Are you ready to join the battle for […]

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Gubernatorial Candidate, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle Says He Wants to Bring Prosperity to All Voting Districts

March 29, 2018 PELL CITY — Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle Jr., who is seeking the Republican nomination for governor, brought his campaign into Pell City on Thursday, talking about why he is seeking the highest office in the state. “The reception is the same everywhere,” Battle said. “Everyone is looking for leadership, looking for someone with […]

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Tommy Tuberville Endorses Gubernatorial Candidate Tommy Battle

March 27, 2018 Former Auburn Head Football Coach Tommy Tuberville on Tuesday announced his endorsement of Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle to be Alabama’s next governor. “I think we need something different in Montgomery; We need somebody that’s outside the Montgomery rim… I think Tommy Battle is gonna be the guy that people should look at,” said Tuberville. Tuberville made […]

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Tommy Tuberville Backing Tommy Battle in Governor’s Race

March 27, 2018 One Tommy is supporting another in Alabama’s governor’s race. Former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville, who considered running for governor himself, said Tuesday he believes Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle is the best candidate. “Right now, Tommy Battle, I’m on board with him,” Tuberville said during an appearance on WANI radio in Auburn. […]

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Who’s Best for the Job?

We’ve visited with several women’s groups recently on the campaign trail. Last Wednesday, I spoke to the Houston County Republican Women. They had some good questions and even better conversation about my plan and vision for Alabama.  Meanwhile, Mrs. Battle has been out on the trail.  She was in Etowah County last Monday, the Madison […]

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Getting to Know Tommy Battle – GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Talks Education, Ethics, Infrastructure, Economic Development

HUNTSVILLE — For the last several decades, Alabama’s northernmost major city has been one of the state’s crown jewels for economic development. From rockets in the 1950s to landing a Toyota-Mazda joint venture manufacturing facility earlier this year, little stays the same in Madison County. For the last 10 years, a number of Huntsville’s achievements […]

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