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2022 Election Calendar 

  • May 24, 2021 – Candidates intending to participate in the 2022 primary election may begin soliciting and accepting contributions. 
  • January 28, 2022 – Candidates seeking nomination by a party primary must file a declaration of candidacy with state party chairman
  •  May 24, 2022 – Primary Election
  • June 21, 2022 – Primary Runoff Election (if necessary)
  • November 8, 2022 – 2022 General Election 

To view the statewide administrative calendar, click here.

SPECIAL ELECTION: DISTRICT 63

On August 2, 2021, Governor Ivey issued a proclamation and writ of election to fill the vacancy in Alabama House of Representatives District 63. 

ELECTION DATES

  • Special Primary Election: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 (Due to the fact no other candidate qualified, the Secretary of State has announced there will be no Primary Election held on October 19, 2021.)
  • Special Primary Runoff Election (if necessary): Tuesday, November 16, 2021
  • Special General Election: Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Due to no other major-party candidate qualifying by the August 17th deadline, there will not be a primary or runoff election. Independent/minority-party candidates should see the paragraph below for qualifying information. 

QUALIFYING DATES

All candidates qualifying with major political parities should be advised that the last day for any candidate to qualify with their respective parties regarding this election will be Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 5:00pm. The two major political parties shall certify their qualified candidates to the Secretary of State as soon as possible after the qualification deadline but by no later than 12:00pm on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. 

All independent candidates and any minor parties seeking ballot access are advised that the deadline for filing the appropriate notification, petitions, or supporting paperwork with the Secretary of State shall be Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 5:00pm. 

§ 17-9-3 (3): Each candidate who has been requested to be an independent candidate for a specified office by written petition signed by electors qualified to vote in the election to fill the office when the petition has been filed with the judge of probate, in the case of a county office and with the Secretary of State in all other cases, on or before 5:00 P.M. on the date of the first primary election as provided for in Section 17-13-3.  The number of qualified electors signing the petition shall equal or exceed three percent of the qualified electors who cast ballots for the office of Governor in the last general election for the state, county, district, or other political subdivision in which the candidate seeks to qualify.

Special Election: Lakeview Fire District

In response to a petition received from the Lakeview Fire Protection District, Probate Judge Rob Robertson has issued notice for an election to vote on an increase in fire dues for the Lakeview Fire Protection District on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Lakeview Baptist Church. You can view the proclamation by clicking here.