Qualifying to run in either major party primary will close on Friday, at 5 p.m. All 140 seats in the Alabama Legislature are up for grabs. Going into the last week of qualifying, 41 of the 140 seats have primary and/or general election battles.
Every Alabamian is represented in the state legislature by both an elected state representative as well as a state senator. The Alabama State Senate has 35 members, and the House of Representatives has 105 members. Republicans presently have supermajorities in both houses of the legislature.
Here are the qualified candidates in each State Senate District
District 1 Incumbent Tim Melson (R)
District 2 Incumbent Tom Butler (R) faces Kim Caudle Lewis (D) in the Nov. 8 general election.
District 3 Incumbent Arthur Orr (R)
District 4 Incumbent Garlan Gudger (R)
District 5 Incumbent Greg J. Reed (R) is the current Senate Pro Tem.
District 6 Incumbent Larry Stutts (R)
District 7 Incumbent Sam Givhan (R)
District 8 Incumbent Steve Livingston (R) faces GOP primary challenger Debbie Mathis (R).
District 9 Incumbent Clay Scofield (R) is the current Senate Majority Leader.
District 10 Incumbent Andrew Jones (R) faces a Republican primary challenge from Teresa Rhea (R).
District 11 Lance Bell (R)
District 12 Keith Kelley (R), Wendy Ghee Draper, and Wayne Willis (R) are running for the open seat in the Republican primary.
District 13 Incumbent Randy Price(R)
District 14 Incumbent April Weaver (R)
District 15 Incumbent Dan Roberts (R)
District 16 Incumbent J. T. "Jabo" Waggoner (R)
District 17 Incumbent Shay Shelnutt (R) faces a GOP primary challenge from Mike Dunn (R).
District 18 Incumbent Rodger M. Smitherman (D)
District 19 State Rep. Louise "LuLu" Alexander (D) and State Rep. Merika Coleman (D) are running for the open seat.
District 20 Incumbent Linda Coleman-Madison (D) faces a Democratic primary challenge from Rodney Huntley (D).
District 21 Incumbent Gerald H. Allen (R) faces GOP primary challenger Tripp Powell (R) and general election challenger Lisa Ward (D).
District 22 Incumbent Greg Albritton (R)
District 24 Incumbent Bobby D. Singleton (D) is the current Senate Minority Leader.
District 25 Incumbent Will Barfoot (R)
District 26 Incumbent Kirk Hatcher (D)
District 27 Incumbent Tom Whatley (R) faces a GOP primary challenge from Auburn City councilman Jay Hovey (R)
District 28 Incumbent William M. Beasley (D)
District 29 Incumbent Donnie Chesteen (R)
District 30 Incumbent Clyde Chambliss (R)
District 31 Josh Carnley (R), Stormin Norman Horton (R), and State Rep. Mike Jones, Jr. (R) are all running in the GOP primary for the open seat.
District 32 Incumbent Chris Elliott (R)
District 33 Incumbent Vivian Davis Figures (D)
District 34 Incumbent Jack W. Williams (R)
District 35 Incumbent David Sessions (R)
In the Alabama House of Representatives
Alabama House of Representatives
District 1 Incumbent Phillip Pettus (R)
District 2 Jason Spencer Black (R), Kimberly Butler (R), Ben Harrison (R), and Terrance L. Irelan (R) are all competing in the Republican primary.
District 3 Fred Joly (R) and Kerry “Bubba” Underwood (R) are running in the Republican primary. Susan Warren Bentley (D) and Wesley Thompson (D) are facing off in the Democratic primary election.
District 4 Sheila Banister (R) and Patrick Johnson (R) are challenging incumbent Parker Moore (R) in the Republican primary.
District 5 Incumbent Danny Crawford (R)
District 6 Incumbent Andy Whitt (R)
District 7 Incumbent Proncey Robertson (R) faces Mose Jones Jr (D) in the general election.
District 8 Incumbent Terri Collins (R)
District 9 Incumbent Scott Stadthagen (R)
District 10 David Cole (R)
District 11 Incumbent Randall Shedd (R)
District 12 Incumbent Corey Harbison (R)
District 13 Greg Barnes (R), Keith Davis (R), Charlie Waits (R), and Matt Woods (R) are running in the Republican primary.
District 14 Cory Franks (R) and Tom Fredricks (R) are challenging incumbent Tim Wadsworth (R) in the GOP primary.
District 15 Michael Hart (R), Leigh Hulsey (R), and Brad Tompkins (R) are running in the GOP primary for the open seat.
District 16 Incumbent Kyle South (R)
District 17 Incumbent Tracy Estes (R)
District 18 Incumbent Jamie Kiel (R)
District 19 Incumbent Laura Hall (D)
District 20 James Lomax (R) and Frances Taylor (R) are running in the Republican primary.
District 21 Incumbent Rex Reynolds (R)
District 22 Incumbent Ritchie Whorton (R)
District 23 Incumbent Tommy Hanes (R) faces challenger Mike Kirkland (R) in the Republican primary.
District 24 Incumbent Nathaniel Ledbetter (R) is the current House Majority Leader.
District 25 Buck Clemons (R) and Phillips K. Rigsby (R) are running in the Republican primary.
District 26 Brock Colvin (R), Annette Holcomb (R), and Todd Mitchem (R) are running in the Republican primary. The winner will face Ben Alford (D) in the general election.
District 27 Wes Kitchens (R)
District 28 Former State Rep. Mack N Butler (R) is challenging Incumbent Gil Isbell (R) in the Republican primary.
District 29 Mark A. Gidley (R) and Jamie W Grant (R) are running in the Republican primary.
District 30 Incumbent Craig Lipscomb (R)
District 31 R.T. Barksdale (R), Chadwick Smith (R), and Troy B. Stubbs (R) are running in the Republican primary.
District 32 Incumbent Barbara Boyd (D)
District 33 Incumbent Ben Robbins (R)
District 34 Incumbent David Standridge (R)
District 35 Incumbent Steve Hurst (R)
District 36 Incumbent Randy Wood (R)
District 37 Incumbent Bob Fincher (R)
District 38 Micah J. Messer (R) is challenging incumbent Debbie Wood (R) in the GOP primary.
District 39 Incumbent Ginny Shaver (R)
District 40 Julie Borrelli (R) Katie Exum (R), Chad Robertson (R), and Jakob Williamson (R) are running in the Republican primary. The winner will face Pam Howard (D) in the general election.
District 41 Incumbent Corley Ellis (R) will face Chris Nelson (D) in the general election.
District 42 Incumbent Ivan Smith (R)
District 43 Incumbent Arnold Mooney (R)
District 44 Incumbent Danny Garrett (R)
District 45 Incumbent Dickie Drake (R) faces Susan Dubose in the GOP primary.
District 46 Incumbent David Faulkner (R)
District 47 Jim Toomey (D) and Christian Coleman (D) will battle in the Democratic primary. The winner will face incumbent David Wheeler (R) in the general election.
District 48 Incumbent Jim Carns (R) faces William C. Wentowski (R) in the GOP primary.
District 49 Incumbent Russell Bedsole (R)
District 50 Incumbent Jim Hill (R)
District 51 Incumbent Allen Treadaway (R)
District 52 Incumbent John W. Rogers (D)
District 53 Incumbent Anthony Daniels (D) is the current House Minority Leader
District 54 Incumbent Neil Rafferty (D) is being challenged by Edward Maddox (D) and Brit Blalock in the Democratic primary.
District 55 Incumbent Rod Scott (D) faces Travis Hendrix (D) and Fred "Coach" Plump (D) are running in the Democratic primary.
District 56 Tereshia Huffman (D), Cleo King (D), and Ontario J. Tillman (D) are running in the Democratic primary.
District 57 Kevin "K.D." Dunn (D) and Danielle Lewis Matthews (D) are running in the Democratic primary.
District 58 Incumbent Rolanda Hollis (D)
District 59 Incumbent Mary Moore (D)
District 60 Incumbent Juandalynn Givan (D) faces a primary challenge from Nina Taylor (D).
District 61 Ron Bolton (R)
District 62 Bill Lamb (R)
District 63 Incumbent Cynthia Almond (R)
District 64 Donna Givens (R) and Angelo Jacob Fermo (R) are in a Republican primary contest.
District 66 Incumbent Alan Baker (R)
District 67 Larine Irby Pettway (D)
District 68 Incumbent Thomas Jackson (D)
District 69 Incumbent Kelvin Lawrence (D)
District 70 Incumbent Chris England (D) is the current Chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party.
District 71 Incumbent Artis "A.J." McCampbell (D)
District 72 Incumbent Ralph Howard (D) faces a Democratic primary challenge from Curtis L Travis (D).
District 73 Incumbent Kenneth Paschal (R)
District 74 Incumbent Charlotte Meadows (R) is in a general election contest with Phillip Ensler (D).
District 75 Incumbent Reed Ingram (R)
District 76 Incumbent Patrice McClammy (D)
District 77 Incumbent TaShina Morris (D)
District 78 Incumbent Kenyatté Hassell (D)
District 79 Incumbent Joe Lovvorn (R)
District 80 Incumbent Chris Blackshear (R)
District 81 Incumbent Ed Oliver (R)
District 82 Incumbent Pebblin W. Warren faces a Democratic primary battle with Terrence Kareem Johnson (D).
District 83 Incumbent Jeremy Gray (D)
District 84 Incumbent Berry Forte (D)
District 85 Incumbent Dexter Grimsley (D)
District 86 Incumbent Paul W. Lee (R)
District 87 Incumbent Jeff Sorrells (R)
District 88 Jerry Starnes (R)
District 89 Marcus B. Paramore (R)
District 90 Incumbent Chris Sells (R)
District 91 Incumbent Rhett Marques (R)
District 92 Matthew Hammett (R) and Greg White (R) are in the GOP primary.
District 93 Incumbent Steve Clouse (R)
District 94 Incumbent Joe Faust (R)
District 95 Frances Holk-Jones (R) and Michael T. Ludvigsen, Jr. (R) face off in the Republican Primary. The winner will face Richard Brackner (D) in the general election.
District 96 Incumbent Matt Simpson (R)
District 97 Incumbent Adline Clarke (D)
District 98 Incumbent Napoleon Bracy (D)
District 99 Incumbent Sam Jones (D)
District 100 Mark Shirey (R)
District 101 Incumbent Chris Pringle (R)
District 102 Incumbent Shane Stringer (R)
District 103 Incumbent Barbara Drummond (D)
District 104 Incumbent Margie Wilcox (R)
District 105 Incumbent Chip Brown (R)
This is simply a list of qualified candidates and does not include announced candidates who have not yet qualified. Qualifying may be done online or in person.
For more information about qualifying with the Alabama Republican Party https://algop.org/2022-qualifying-information/
For more information about qualifying with the Alabama Democratic Party https://aldemocrats.org/RunForOffice
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