Republicans have until Tuesday to name Preuitt replacement

MONTGOMERY, AL (WBRC) - Alabama Republicans have until noon Tuesday to choose a candidate to replace State Senator Jim Preuitt on the November ballot. Preuitt says he is dropping his bid for a sixth term.

Republican Party officials are meeting on Tuesday morning to pick a replacement. That person will face Democrat Jerry Fielding for the 11th State Senate District.

The 11th District covers parts of Calhoun, Coosa, Elmore, and Talladega Counties.

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