Weaver wins Senate District 14 primary
April Weaver has won the Republican Primary in the special election for State Senate District 14.
Weaver received 81.98% of the vote with opponents Donna Strong receiving 10.68% and Joseph Barlow receiving 7.3%, according to unofficial results from the Alabama Secretary of State website.
Results become official when the election is certified.
In Chilton County, Weaver received the majority of the vote in the county at 60.96%. Strong received 3.15% , and Barlow received 5.09% in the county.
According to the Alabama Secretary of State website, voter turnout was 5.6%.
Weaver will run against Democratic candidate Virginia Applebaum in the general special election on July 13.
District 14 seat was formerly held by Cam Ward. Ward left the seat when Gov. Kay Ivey appointed him to the position of director of the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles in Dec. 2020.