The Alabama Republican Party announced qualifying dates for the special election in Alabama House District 73. Information on the qualifying process is available on the ALGOP website.
Qualifying will open online Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. CT. It will close on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at 5 p.m. People interested in qualifying should contact ALGOP Executive Director Reed Phillips.
Anyone who needs to qualify in-person may do so at Alabama Republican Party headquarters in Hoover. The office is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, excluding federal holidays.
The vacancy in House District 73 occurred following the election of Rep. Matt Fridy, R-Montevallo, to the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals. House District 73 is located in Shelby County.
The Special Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, if more than one candidate qualifies. If no candidate gets a 50 percent plus one majority in the primary, a primary runoff election will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021.
The special general election will be held on Tuesday, July 13, 2021.
Helena Councilwoman Leigh Hulsey has already announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination in HD73.