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Leigh Hulsey announces bid to represent State House District 73

The seat became vacant when Rep. Matt Fridy was sworn in on the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals.

The Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Alabama.

Helena Councilwoman Leigh Hulsey on Tuesday announced that she is running as a Republican for the Alabama House of Representatives District 73 in Shelby County in the special election set by Gov. Kay Ivey.

Hulsey currently serves as president pro tempore for the City Council in Helena. She has served on the Helena City Council since 2008. Hulsey also serves as the council liaison for the Helena Parks and Recreation and Police departments. In addition to her experience on the Helena City Council, Hulsey is the owner at CrossFit Alabaster.

“I will use my conservative, pro-business values to bring about real change to our state and District 73,” Hulsey said.

If elected, Hulsey would represent Alabaster, Helena, Montevallo and Pelham. The special primary election for District 73 will be Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

House District 73 became vacant when Rep. Matt Fridy, R-Montevallo, was sworn in on the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals.

Brandon Moseley
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Brandon Moseley is a senior reporter with over nine years at Alabama Political Reporter. During that time he has written 8,297 articles for APR. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Facebook. Brandon is a native of Moody, Alabama, a graduate of Auburn University, and a seventh generation Alabamian.

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