Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Elections

Keith Kelley is running for Alabama Senate District 12

Incumbent Del Marsh has announced his retirement from the Senate at the end of this term.

The Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery.

Anniston businessman Keith Kelley on Wednesday announced his campaign for the Republican nomination for Alabama Senate District 12.

The seat is currently held by state Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, but Marsh recently announced he will not be seeking another term.

“I want to make sure that District 12 continues to have a strong voice in Montgomery and is represented with honesty and integrity,” Kelley said. “I learned the importance of serving others at an early age. I have a true desire for public service. As a job creator and political outsider, I will provide the leadership that Northeast Alabama needs to ensure that our area grows and thrives.”

Kelley has been the president of Harris-McKay Realty for more than 26 years. He started his first business at the age of 19.

Kelley has also served as president of the Alabama Association of Realtors and on the National Association of Realtors board of directors. He has also served in leadership roles in numerous business and charitable organizations.

Keith Kelly

Kelley has been an advocate for his community and has said he feels that his experience and ability to form relationships across the aisle would make him an effective state senator.

SD12 includes much of Calhoun County as well as parts of Talladega County. Alabama will redistrict before the 2022 election so many of the state’s Senate, House, state school board and congressional districts will look much different then than they do now.

The redistricting and reapportionment process has been delayed due to problems in the U.S. Census Bureau with finalizing the results of the 2020 Census.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Brandon Moseley
Written By

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.

DIG DEEPER

National

Rogers and Brooks claim that the Biden administration is launching an assault on Americans' Second Amendment rights.

Health

The Woolley Institute for Spoken Language hopes to expand services for children with hearing loss in rural areas.

Elections

Gubernatorial candidate Dean Odle is the pastor of Fire and Grace Church in the Auburn-Opelika area.

Legislature

The bill would allow businesses and places of worship to remain open if they follow the guidelines set for other businesses.