The Green Papers: Alabama 2022 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 24 May 2022
Runoff: Tuesday 21 June 2022
General Election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Friday 28 January 2022 - Filing Deadline for statewide offices with state party - Primary.
Friday 11 February 2022 - Filing Deadline for U.S. House with state party - Primary.
Tuesday 24 May 2022 - Primary. Polling hours 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC).
Tuesday 24 May 2022 - Filing Deadline - Independent/Third/Minor.
Tuesday 21 June 2022 - Runoff. Polling hours 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC).
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - General Election. Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p CST (1300-0100 UTC).
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:5,030,053 (1.62% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:9(1.67% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:7(1.61% of 435)
2010 Census:4,802,982 (1.55% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:9(1.67% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:7(1.61% of 435)
Capital:Montgomery
 

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Alabama State and Local Government


If no candidate receives at least 50% of the vote in the primary, a runoff will be held between the top two vote-getters.

Nominations that are uncontested do not appear on the primary ballot.

Note: Phenix City (Russell County), Valley, and Lanett (Chambers County) and the area witin a 10-15 mile radius (Lee County) of the state border observe Eastern time, even though they are officially in the Central time zone. Polling places located in the Eastern Time Zone may be open from 7 AM to 7 PM Eastern Time.


25 January 2022: Federal courts in Alabama determined that the new U.S. House districts violate section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and struck down the plan. Candidate filing for the primary is moved from 28 January to 11 February to allow remedial action. Reference: US District Court, Northern Alabama, Case No.: 2:21-cv-1536-AMM.


Alabama Election Cycle Calendar from the Alabama Secretary of State.

2022 Election Information from the Alabama Secretary of State.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2 Republican Senator  Thomas H. "Tommy" Tuberville
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Class 3
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Senator  Richard C. Shelby
First elected as a Democrat: 1986; re-elected: 1992; Changed Party affiliation to Republican: 9 November 1994; re-elected as a Republican: 1998, 2004, 2010, 2016.
[also served in the U.S. House- elected: 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984 as a Democrat]
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - 8 February 2021: Senator Shelby, 86, will not run for re-election. "Today I announce that I will not seek a seventh term in the United State Senate in 2022."
 Candidate list (11)
  Candidate Democratic     former City of Greenville, Illinois Council Member Willie Eugene "Will" Boyd, Jr.
FEC S2AL00251; 04 May 22; Tot $37,492; Dsb $35,644
  Candidate Democratic     former Brighton Mayor Brandaun Lefred Dean
FEC S2AL00111 or S2DC00039

FEC S2AL00111
  Candidate Democratic     Lanny Edward Jackson
FEC S2AL00236
  Candidate Republican     Lillie Boddie
FEC S2AL00194
  Candidate Republican     Katie Boyd Britt
FEC S2AL00145; 04 May 22; Tot $6,829,527; Dsb $4,757,779
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Morris J. "Mo" Brooks, Jr.
CD 5

FEC S8AL00381; 04 May 22; Tot $2,841,249; Dsb $3,301,651
  Candidate Republican     Karla M. Dupriest
FEC S2AL00228; 04 May 22; Tot $4,350; Dsb $2,092
  Candidate Republican     Michael "Mike" Durant
FEC S2AL00202; 04 May 22; Tot $9,994,215; Dsb $6,991,557
  Candidate Republican     Jacob Marc "Jake" Schafer
FEC S2AL00160; 04 May 22; Tot $3,768; Dsb $3,667
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Richard Adam Bowers
FEC S2AL00210
  Candidate Unaffiliated     Jarmal Jabbar Sander
FEC S2AL00186

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

Chair up for regular election Republican Governor Kay Ivey
Ascended to the chair 10 April 2017 following the resignation of Governor Robert J. Bentley (Republican). First elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 Candidate list (15)
  Candidate Democratic     Yolanda Rochelle Flowers
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Malika Sanders Fortier
  Candidate Democratic     Patricia Salter Jamieson
  Candidate Democratic     Arthur Kennedy
  Candidate Democratic     Chad "Chig" Martin
  Candidate Democratic     Doug "New Blue" Smith
  Candidate Republican     former Ambassador to Slovenia Lindy Blanchard
  Candidate Republican     Lew Burdette
  Candidate Republican     former Morgan County Commissioner Stacy Lee George
  Candidate Republican     Governor Kay Ivey
2 June 2021: Announced re-election bid.
  Candidate Republican     Tim James
  Candidate Republican     Donald Trent Jones
  Candidate Republican     Dean Odle
  Candidate Republican     Springville Mayor  Dave Thomas
  Candidate Republican     Dean Young
 19 September 2019: Governor Kay Ivey announced that she will be undergoing outpatient radiation for a malignant spot on her lung.

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. Elected separately from the Governor.

Seat up for regular election Republican Lieutenant Governor  Will Ainsworth
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Lieutenant Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Renominated
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Lieutenant Governor  Will Ainsworth

117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
6 Republican (4 Renominated, 1 Undetermined, 1 Open);
1 Democratic (1 Renominated)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Jerry Lee Carl, Jr.
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Jerry Lee Carl, Jr.
FEC H0AL01055; 04 May 22; Tot $648,170; Dsb $406,950

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Felix Barry "Barry" Moore
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Phyllis Harvey-Hall
FEC H0AL02202; 04 May 22; Tot $20,927; Dsb $18,043
  Candidate Democratic     Vimal Patel
FEC H2AL02166; 31 Mar 22; Tot $40,620; Dsb $28,203
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Felix Barry "Barry" Moore
FEC H8AL02171; 04 May 22; Tot $621,226; Dsb $258,318
  Candidate Libertarian     Jonathan Smith
FEC H2AL02190; 31 Mar 22; Tot $7,199; Dsb $5,982

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Michael Dennis "Mike" Rogers
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (4) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Karen Lin "Lin" Veasey
  Candidate Republican     Michael T. Joiner
FEC H2AL03123; 04 May 22; Tot $500; Dsb $539
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Michael Dennis "Mike" Rogers
FEC H2AL03032; 04 May 22; Tot $1,276,447; Dsb $996,179
  Candidate Independent     Douglas A. "Doug" Bell
FEC H2AL03107; 31 Mar 22; Tot $5,016; Dsb $4,691

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Robert Brown Aderholt
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Rhonda Gore
FEC H2AL04097
  Candidate Democratic     Ricky Allen "Rick" Neighbors
FEC H8AL04086; 04 May 22; Tot $9,758; Dsb $8,064
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Robert Brown Aderholt
FEC H6AL04098; 04 May 22; Tot $1,028,375; Dsb $387,435

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress  Morris J. "Mo" Brooks, Jr.
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - 22 March 2021: Member of Congress Mo Brooks is a candidate for the Senate Class 3 in 2022.
 Candidate list (8) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Charles W. "Charlie" Thompson, III
FEC H2AL05144; 04 May 22; Tot $34,606; Dsb $32,723
  Candidate Democratic     Kathy L. Warner-Stanton
FEC H2AL05177; 04 May 22; Tot $85,150; Dsb $73,359
  Candidate Republican     Kevin Andrew "Andy" Blalock
FEC H2AL05110; 04 May 22; Tot $48,407; Dsb $42,298
  Candidate Republican     John Roberts
FEC H2AL05169; 04 May 22; Tot $168,509; Dsb $124,591
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Paul Sanford
FEC H2AL05219; 04 May 22; Tot $67,309; Dsb $53,599
  Candidate Republican     Madison County Commissioner  Dale Whitney Strong
FEC H2AL05102; 04 May 22; Tot $1,094,834; Dsb $843,733
  Candidate Republican     former Huntsville City Schools Superintendent Casey Wardynski
FEC H2AL05128; 04 May 22; Tot $552,504; Dsb $471,581
  Candidate Republican     Harrison Gage Woodard Wright
FEC H2AL05136; 31 Dec 21; Tot $811; Dsb $0

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Gary Palmer
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Gary Palmer
FEC H4AL06098; 04 May 22; Tot $869,436; Dsb $908,178
  Candidate Independent     Kaynen Pellegrino

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Terrycina Andrea "Terri" Sewell
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Terrycina Andrea "Terri" Sewell
FEC H0AL07086; 04 May 22; Tot $1,273,055; Dsb $898,449
  Candidate Republican     Beatrice Jackson Nichols
FEC H2AL07173; 04 May 22; Tot $21,042; Dsb $18,198

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Secretary of State John Harold Merrill
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - 7 April 2021: Admitted to having an affair. Will not seek re-election or another office.
 Candidate list (5)
  Candidate Democratic     Pamela J. Laffitte
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Wes Allen
  Candidate Republican     Christian Horn
  Candidate Republican     Ed Packard
  Candidate Republican     Auditor  Jim "Zig" Zeigler

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election Republican Attorney General  Steven Troy "Steve" Marshall
Appointed 10 February 2017 re: Attorney General Luther Strange's (Republican) appointment to the state's Senate Class 2 seat. First elected: 2010.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Democratic     Wendell Major
  Candidate Republican     Attorney General  Steven Troy "Steve" Marshall
  Candidate Republican     Harry Bartlett Still, III

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election Republican Treasurer  Young Boozer
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014; at term limit in 2018. Appointed 17 September 2021 [re: resignation of Treasurer John McMillan].
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Treasurer  Young Boozer
 Treasurer John McMillan (Republican), who was first elected in 2018, resigned on 17 September 2021 in order to serve as the Executive Director for the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission. Treasurer McMillan's resignation is effective September 30, 2021. Governor Kay Ivey (Republican) appointed, effective 1 October 2021, former State Treasurer Young Boozer (Republican) to serve for the remainder of the term.

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Auditor  Jim "Zig" Zeigler
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - At Term Limit.
21 June 2021: Forming an exploratory committee for a possible run for Governor.
23 January 2022: Citing funding issues, withdrew from the Gubernatorial contest.
circa 26 January 2022: Running for Secretary of State.
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Republican     Stan Cooke
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Rusty Glover
  Candidate Republican     state Representative  Andrew Sorrell

Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Seat up for regular election Republican Agriculture and Industries Commissioner Rick Pate
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Agriculture and Industries Commissioner Rick Pate
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 1 incumbent, 19 candidates
  Republican: 15 incumbents, 40 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Libertarian: 1 candidate
  Reform (affiliates)
Other Third Parties
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 2 candidates
  No Party Affiliation: 1 candidate
  Unaffiliated: 1 candidate
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Election Authority
  Alabama Secretary of State
  Alabama Secretary of State
  AlabamaVotes.gov
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Alabama House of Representatives
  Alabama Legislature
  Alabama State Senate
  Alison - Alabama Legislative Information System OnLine
  Alison - Alabama Legislative Information System OnLine (The "Code of Ala" tab is near the left margin)
Democratic
  Alabama Democratic Party
Republican
  Alabama Republican Party
Third Party
  Constitution Party of Alabama
  Constitution Party of Alabama
  Libertarian Party of Alabama
  Reform Party of Alabama
  The Unity Party of Alabama
Media & others
  al.com - Everything Alabama
  Alabama News Network - WAKA CBS 8 - WNCF ABC 32 - WBMM CW 22 - Montgomery
  Alabama Political Reporter
  Andalusia Star News
  Daily Mountain Eagle - Jasper
  Hartselle Enquirer
  Mobile Register
  Montgomery Advertiser
  Politics1.com - Alabama
  The Cullman Times
  The Daily Home - Talladega
  The Daily Sentinel - Scottsboro
  The Decatur Daily
  The Demopolis Times
  The Dothan Eagle
  The Gadsden Times
  The Messinger - Troy
  The Opelika-Auburn News - Opelika
  The Outlook - Alexander City & Lake Martin
  The Star - Anniston
  The Times-Journal - Fort Payne
  The Valley Times-News - Lanett
  Times Daily - Florence
  Tuscaloosa News
  WAAY TV - ABC - Huntsville
  WAFF TV - NBC - Huntsville
  WAKA TV-8 (ABC - Montgomery)
  WBRC TV - FOX - Birmingham
  WHNT TV - Huntsville
  WIAT TV-42 (CBS - Birmingham)
  WKRG TV-5 (CBS - Mobile)
  WNCF TV - ABC - Montgomery
  WPMI TV-15 (NBC - Mobile)
  WSFA TV - NBC - Montgomery
  WVTM TV-13 (NBC - Birmingham)
  WZDX TV-8 (FOX - Huntsville)
  Yellowhammer - Montgomery

 


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