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Democrats Announce Dates for 2022 Candidate Qualifying

From Calhoun County Democratic Executive Committee Chair Sheila Gilbert:

The Calhoun County Democratic Executive Committee will open the Candidate qualifying period for the 2022 election cycle on Monday December 6 at 9:00 a.m. in coordination with the Alabama Democratic Party.

County candidates must qualify through the county committee and can request a candidate qualifying packet from Executive Chair Sheila Gilbert by phone at 256-310-0955 or by email at

County candidate positions are Sheriff, Coroner, County Commissioners for Districts 1,2,3,4,5 and CCDEC Member.

State level candidates for Senate District 12, House Districts 40,29, 32, 35 & 36 must qualify through the state party either in-person at the Alabama Democratic Headquarters in Montgomery or online at Instructions for how to complete the process will be found on the ADP website at the opening of qualifying. Qualifying by Democratic candidates for both county and state offices will close on Friday, January, 28, 2022 at 5 p.m.

Candidates qualifying for the following offices will qualify with the Alabama Democratic Party. All other offices should qualify with their county party.

U.S. Senator U.S. Representative Governor Lt. Governor Attorney General Secretary of State State Treasurer State Auditor Commissioner of Agriculture & Industries State Senator State Representative State Board of Education (Seats 2,4,6,& Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (Places 5,6) Circuit Court Judge District Court Judge District Attorney Public Service Commission (Places 1,2) SDEC Member


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