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ALGOP qualifying for House District 10 special election opens Oct. 2

The seat became vacant following the resignation of former state Rep. David Cole.


The Alabama Republican Party has set the qualifying dates for the upcoming Special Election for Alabama House of Representative District 10. All Republican candidates interested in running for this seat must file with the party during this window. Candidate qualifying will open Monday, October 2, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. CDT, and close on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 5 p.m. CDT.

Anyone wishing to qualify for the Republican ballot can do so on-line at or in person at ALGOP headquarters (3505 Lorna Road, Birmingham, AL 35216) during the qualifying period.

The seat in House District 10 – which covers a portion of Madison County – became vacant following the resignation of former State Representative David Cole.

The Special Election Primary for the seat will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2023. If a run-off election is needed, it will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. The General Election will take place on March 26, 2024.

Additional information about the qualifying process can be found on the ALGOP website (, or by calling ALGOP headquarters at (205) 212-5900.

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