Ala. GOP drops candidate from ballot after his arrest

Chuck Hunter. Source: JEfferson County Sheriff's Office
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.

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