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Monday, September 14th, 2015

2016 Candidates May Qualify Now Through November 6th

The Alabama Democratic Party opened candidate qualifying today for the March 1, 2016 Democratic Primary Election.  A steady stream of candidates running for re-election and as first-time candidates brought qualifying papers by the Alabama Democratic Party’s state headquarters at 501 Adams Ave., Montgomery, AL, today.  Qualifying will end on November 6, 2015, for all federal, state, and county offices, as well as for Presidential candidates and their Convention Delegates who will be on the March 1 Primary Ballot. 

Nancy Worley, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party, said, “We are pleased to see numerous judicial candidates and candidates for District Attorney turn in their qualifying papers today; numerous others called to say they mailed their qualifying papers or plan to bring them to the office this week.”

For more information, including qualifying fees and needed forms, see our Candidate Qualifying web page at http://aldemocrats.org/resource/candidate_qualifying. Individuals interested in running for office at the State and Federal level will qualify with the state party, while those planning to run for county office will qualify with their respective county Democratic Party Chairs.  Potential candidates can find a list of County Chairs, including their contact information, on the Party website here.