By Brandon Moseley

Republican Wilson Blaylock announced on Wednesday that he would be seeking re-election as District Attorney for Cullman County.

“I am proud of work we have done in the District Attorney’s Office,” Blaylock said.  “As the chief law enforcement officer for Cullman County, we work hard every day to enforce the laws of the State of Alabama to ensure the families of Cullman are safe, and the quality of life in Cullman County remains second to none. There is still work to be done, and I look forward every day to serving the citizens of Cullman County. ...  I will continue to represent the District Attorney’s Office with honesty and integrity.”

Blaylock was first elected to the District Attorney’s Office in 2004. Before he was elected DA, Blaylock served as Deputy District Attorney in Cullman from 2000 to 2005. 

He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and a law degree from the Birmingham School of Law.

Blaylock is a life-long Republican and an avid football fan of the University of Alabama.  He is a member of the Cullman County Cattleman’s Association, sits on the Cullman County Community Corrections Board, is on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association, and is one of the founding sponsors of the Cullman County Human Trafficking Task Force.

Blaylock and his wife, Missy Wilson  Blaylock, have five children and three grandchildren. The Blaylock’s are members of First United Methodist Church in Cullman.

The Republican Primary will be on May 24, 2022.