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14 candidates qualify for Alabama governor’s race

The qualifying period has ended for those looking to run for governor of Alabama. Fourteen...
The qualifying period has ended for those looking to run for governor of Alabama. Fourteen candidates have qualified to run. (Source: WSFA)
Published: Jan. 28, 2022 at 8:28 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The qualifying period has ended for those looking to run for governor of Alabama. Fourteen candidates have qualified to run.

Incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey is running for a second term. She is running against eight other Republicans for governor. Meanwhile, there are five candidates on the Democratic ticket.

Here is a list of candidates on the ballet:

  • Republican:
    • Kay Ivey
    • Lindy Blanchard
    • Lew Burdette
    • Stacy Lee George
    • Tim James
    • Donald Trent Jones
    • Dean Olde
    • Dave Thomas
    • Dean Young
  • Democrat:
    • Yolanda Rochelle Flowers
    • Patricia Salter Jamieson
    • Arthur Kennedy
    • Chad “Chig” Martin
    • Malika Sanders Fortier

Primary election is set for May 24. If a runoff is needed, that election will be held on June 21.

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