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Alabama Democrats announce qualifying period

For the first time, Democratic candidates can complete qualification process online.


The Alabama Democratic Party is ready to accept candidates for the 2022 election cycle. 

ADP announced on its website and in a press release Monday that the candidate qualifying period will begin at 9 a.m. on Dec. 6. The qualifying period will close on Jan. 28. 

For the first time ever, all candidates can qualify online at

The qualifying period for Democrats is nearly a month earlier than the Jan. 4 opening for state Republicans. Both parties close on the 28th. 

Qualifying instructions for both Democrats and Republicans can be found at the respective party websites.

Josh Moon is an investigative reporter and featured columnist at the Alabama Political Reporter with years of political reporting experience in Alabama. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter.

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