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Libertarian Party of Greater Birmingham seeks candidates

The party will be able to run candidates for all Bibb, Blount, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, and Tuscaloosa County positions.

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The Libertarian Party of Greater Birmingham is seeking candidates to run for a few select offices in Alabama.

The Libertarian Party of Alabama has submitted over the required amount of ballot access petition signatures to the Alabama Secretary of State to be placed on the ballot for the upcoming November 2022 elections. Collection of additional ballot access petition signatures will continue through Tuesday, May 10 to allow for submission before the May 24 primary election date deadline.

Completion of this task will allow the party to run candidates for all Bibb, Blount, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, and Tuscaloosa County positions along with several State senate and house seats that are located within the metropolitan area.

The next opportunities to attend a meeting of the Libertarian Party of Greater Birmingham will be on Tuesday, April 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Oak Mountain Brewing Company located at 110 Cahaba Valley Road, Pelham, Alabama. Additionally, the members will meet on Tuesday, May 10 at the Cahaba Brewing Company located at 4500 5th Avenue South in Birmingham, Alabama. Several declared Libertarian statewide and local candidates will be on-hand to answer questions.

Anyone interested in running for a political office as a Libertarian in Birmingham and the surrounding areas can complete an interest form at lpalabama.org/get-involved/signup/ or contact Leigh LaChine, chair, at [email protected] or Danny Wilson, secretary, at [email protected]

Jacob Holmes is a reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter. You can reach him at [email protected]

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