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ALGOP sets qualifying dates for special election in SD9

The qualifying window will close on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023 at 5 p.m.


Qualifying for the Alabama Republican Party Special Election Primary in Alabama Senate District 9 will open today, Monday, November 6, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. CST.

The qualifying window will close on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at 5 p.m. CST. All Republican candidates interested in running for this seat must file with the Party before this date.

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 Senate District 9 – which covers portions of Blount, Marshall, Madison counties – became vacant following the resignation of former Senate Majority Leader Clay Scofield.

The Special Election Primary for the seat will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. If a run-off election is needed, it will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. The General Election will take place on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

Additional information about the qualifying process can be found on the ALGOP website (, or by calling ALGOP headquarters at 205.212.5900.

The Alabama Political Reporter is a daily political news site devoted to Alabama politics. We provide accurate, reliable coverage of policy, elections and government.

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