Who is running for statewide office in Alabama? Here are the candidates.

Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama. (Pat Byington/The Bama Buzz)

The qualifying period for statewide candidates ended last week on January 28th.

So, who’s running? Here are the details. 

First, offices from the governor to the Public Service Commission are up for grabs in 2022. Every seat in the State Senate and State House of Representatives is also open. 

The marquee statewide races this year are the most competitive. There are 14 candidates, including Governor Kay Ivey, running for the state’s chief executive position, while the most hotly contested race is for U.S. Senate, and chance to replace retiring U.S. Senator Richard Shelby.

Thanks to WSFA in Montgomery and al.com – below is a list of qualified candidates on the 2022 ballot.  

Alabama Republican Party Statewide Candidates

Alabama Democratic Party Statewide & Local Candidates

Important Dates

When are the 2022 elections?

Mark your calendar.

  • Republican and Democratic primaries – May 24
  • Runoff – June 21
  • General Election – November 8

Here is a list of candidates on the ballot: 

Governor

  • Republican: 
    • Kay Ivey
    • Lindy Blanchard
    • Lew Burdette
    • Stacy Lee George
    • Tim James
    • Donald Trent Jones
    • Dean Olde
    • Dave Thomas
    • Dean Young
  • Democrat: 
    • Yolanda Rochelle Flowers
    • Patricia Salter Jamieson
    • Arthur Kennedy
    • Chad “Chig” Martin
    • Malika Sanders Fortier

Lieutenant Governor

  • Republicans
    • Will Ainsworth
  • Democrats
    • No Democratic candidates qualified for Lieutenant Governor

Attorney General

  • Republicans
    • Steve Marshall
    • Harry Bartlett Still III
  • Democrats
    • Wendell Major

Secretary of State

  • Republicans
    • Wes Allen
    • Christian Horn
    • Ed Packard
    • Jim Zeigler
  • Democrats
    • Pamela J. Laffitte

Treasurer

  • Republicans
    • Young Boozer
  • Democrats
    • No Democratic candidates qualified for Treasurer

Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries

  • Republicans
    • Rick Pate
  • Democrats
    • No Democratic candidates qualified for Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries

Auditor

  • Republicans
    • Stan Cooke
    • Rusty Glover
    • Andrew Sorrell
  • Democrats
    • No Democratic candidates qualified for Auditor
Alabama State Capitol
Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Alabama Public Service Commission – Place 1

  • Republicans
    • John Hammock
    • Stephen McLamb
    • Jeremy H. Oden
    • Brent Woodall
  • Democrats
    • No Democratic candidates qualified for Alabama Public Service Commission – Place 1

Alabama Public Service Commission – Place 2

  • Republicans
    • Chip Beeker
    • Robin Litaker
    • Robert L. McCullom
  • Democrats
    • No Democratic candidates qualified for Alabama Public Service Commission – Place 2

U.S. Senate 

  • Republicans
    • Lillie Boddie
    • Katie Britt
    • Mo Brooks
    • Karla M. Dupriest
    • Mike Durant
    • Jake Schafer
  • Democrats
    • Dr. Will Boyd
    • Brandaun Dean

The qualifying deadline for Alabama congressional candidates was extended due to a recent redistricting court decision.

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