Alaba­ma on track to push bal­lot dead­line so Biden can make tick­et

Alabama on track to push ballot deadline so Biden can make ticket

The Alaba­ma Sen­ate passed leg­is­la­tion on Tues­day to adjust the dead­line for polit­i­cal par­ties to cer­ti­fy their nom­i­nees for pres­i­dent and vice pres­i­dent to allow Pres­i­dent Joe Biden on the Novem­ber bal­lot.
The bill still needs to pass the Alaba­ma House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives and will need Gov. Kay Ivey’s (R‑AL) sig­na­ture in the com­ing weeks. 
The leg­is­la­tion comes as the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Nation­al Con­ven­tion is slat­ed for Aug. 19 this year, four days after the dead­line for polit­i­cal par­ties to cer­ti­fy their pres­i­den­tial can­di­dates.
The move isn’t unprece­dent­ed. Both par­ties held their con­ven­tions after some states’ bal­lot dead­lines in 2020, and fix­es, such as advance pro­vi­sion­al cer­ti­fi­ca­tions deliv­ered by both par­ties, were made to accom­mo­date both can­di­dates.
Alaba­ma sen­a­tors passed the le …