Qualifying for the 2022 Alabama Republican Party Primary opens Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 8:30 a.m.

A number of candidates have already announced that they will be qualifying today at Alabama Republican Party Headquarters at 3505 Lorna Road, Birmingham, AL 35216.

Congressman Barry Moore (R-AL02), U.S. Senate candidate Katie Boyd Britt, State Auditor candidate Dr. Stan Cooke, and gubernatorial candidate Lew Burdette are among those who will qualify in person at GOP headquarters.

Positions up for election on the 2022 ALGOP Primary ballot include:

Alabama Constitutional Offices (Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Commissioner of Agriculture and Industry, Treasurer, and State Auditor)

One (1) U.S. Senate seat

All seven U.S. House seats. In Alabama’s Fifth Congressional District incumbent Mo Brooks is not running for reelection.

Two (2) Alabama Supreme Court seats. One of those is an open seat.

Two (2) Public Service Commission seats.

Four (4) Alabama Board of Education seats.

All 105 Alabama House of Representatives seats.

All 35 Alabama Senate seats.

All District Attorney positions.

Dozens of Circuit and District Court judicial seats.

The Alabama Republican Party State Executive Committee (the governing body of the ALGOP).

ALGOP qualifying will run until Friday, Jan. 28, at 5 p.m. In addition to qualifying in-person candidates can qualify online at www.algop.org.

All qualifying forms and fees must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 28. Failure to do so will result in the denying of ballot access.

Alabama Democratic Party qualifying began on Dec. 6 and is well underway, although there are numerous spots remaining without a qualified candidate. Democratic Party qualifying will also continue until 5 p.m. on Jan. 28. 

Independent candidates and those who are seeking to run as minor party candidates (anything other than a Republican or Democrat) have until May 24 at 5 p.m. to gain ballot access. Independents and minor party candidates will need all of their qualifying fees paid and paperwork turned in, which under Alabama law includes ballot access petitions of registered voters in the district for which they are running.

The major party primaries are on May 24.