The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) has removed Daniel Boman from the ballot as a candidate in the fifth congressional district.
Boman, a disbarred attorney facing theft charges, was made aware of the decision Sunday. He said he still hopes to be a candidate again.
Boman, who was challenging U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) in the Republican primary, faced many issues with his candidacy. He was previously elected to the state legislature as a Republican in 2010 and then swapped to the Democratic party in 2011.
Boman was the Democratic nominee for Congress in 2012 for Alabama's 4th congressional district against U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville). In that race, he drew severe criticism for alleging that Aderholt was a homosexual, a meritless accusation that Boman said he regrets and has since apologized for.
The Alabama State Bar suspended Boman's law license in 2019 due to threatening language he used during a call to an appliance company where he also threatened a lawsuit.
In 2020, things for Boman got worse. He consented to disbarment after being accused of misappropriating funds from an estate. Boman pleaded not guilty to the charge of first-degree theft in Lamar County after being indicted in 2021. The trial for that case is still pending.
ALGOP refused to comment on this story due to their policy of not commenting on these issues.
Bowman said that ALGOP Chairman John Wahl said the door to the GOP was not closed on him forever.
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