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Alabamians vote to protect state park funding

(Nov. 9, 2016) -- There were 14 proposed statewide constitutional amendments on Tuesday’s ballots. As of 8 a.m. this morning, ballots had been tabulated from all 67 counties for most constitutional amendments on Tuesday's ballot. The latest update available showed these unofficial results from the Alabama Secretary of State.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabamians voted Tuesday to keep state parks’ revenue from being spent on other state agencies and to protect hundreds of local laws from possibly being overturned.

Voters also approved requiring a two-thirds vote in the Senate to remove an elected official from office, including Gov. Robert Bentley.

There were 14 proposed statewide constitutional amendments on Tuesday’s ballots. As of 8 a.m. this morning, ballots had been tabulated from all 67 counties for most constitutional amendments on Tuesday’s ballot. The latest update available showed these unofficial results from the Alabama Secretary of State.

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Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.