Chuck Hunter. Source: JEfferson County Sheriff's Office
HOMEWOOD, AL (WBRC) -
The Alabama GOP has dropped a local candidate from the ballot after he was recently arrested for enticing a minor.
Chuck Hunter was arrested by Hoover Police and charged with enticing a minor for sex and traveling to meet a minor for sex.
The Republican Party's candidate selection committee took action against Hunter, who was the party's nominee for a circuit judgeship in Jefferson County. Hunter, who is also an attorney, was running against incumbent Houston Brown.
The party has until mid-July to select a replacement for Hunter.