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The Alabama Democratic Party will open the candidate qualifying period for the 2022 election cycle on Monday, December 6, 2021, at 9 AM. Candidate qualifying will close on Friday, January 28th at 5 PM. 


For the first time in Alabama Democratic Party history, those wishing to qualify as a Democrat can now complete the process completely online at Instructions for how to complete the process will be published on the ADP website which interested parties can expect to appear on the website on December 6, 2021 at the opening of qualifying.


While we strongly encourage everyone looking to qualify to use the online option, those wishing to submit their paperwork in-person may visit the Alabama Democratic Party Headquarters during the operating hours listed on the Party website.  


Candidates qualifying for the following offices will qualify with the Alabama Democratic Party. All other offices should qualify with their county party during their qualifying period, but no later than January 28th, 2022.

U.S. Senator

U.S. Representative


Lt. Governor

Attorney General

Secretary of State

State Treasurer

State Auditor

Commissioner of Agriculture & Industries

State Senator

State Representative

State Board of Education (Seats 2, 4, 6, and 8)

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (Places 5, 6)

Circuit Court Judge

District Court Judge

District Attorney

Public Service Commission (Places 1, 2)

SDEC Member


For more information about candidate qualifying, interested parties should call the Alabama Democratic Party Headquarters, (334) 262-2221, or email .