QUALIFYING TO BE A CANDIDATE
Do you want to do more for your community, our state, this great nation? Do you share the Republican vision and ideals? The Jefferson County Republican Party would like to speak with you about opportunities in public service. We invite you to read the Alabama Republican Party Executive Committee's resolution on how to qualify to become a candidate. Just click on the frames below, or you can download it by clicking this red pdf button. >
Imporatant Dates To Remember:
The 2016 Alabama primary will be on March 1, 2016.
Qualifying for election for judicial races and RNC delegates begins on Monday, October 5, 2015 at 8:30 AM and ends on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM. Qualifying for those races will be at the Alabama Republican Party Headquarters at 3505 Lorna Road, Birmingham, AL 35216 during normal business hours.
Qualifying for local county races - other than judicial races - will be from Friday, October 23, 2015 at 8:30 AM until Friday, November 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM. Local races this cycle include District Attorney and Assistant District Attorney, Jefferson County Board of Education, Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer and all constables. To make an appointment to sign qualifying papers for the local county races, please contact Chairman Sallie Bryant for an appointment. She can be reached at the Jefferson County Party number, which is 205-933-5467, or email her. You can also email JeffCo GOP Executive Director Grady Thornton. Both Sallie and Grady will be glad to meet you at state party headquarters or at a location that is convenient for you to get you signed up to run.
"You don't run for public office unless you have a specific vision.
You are driven by ideas and a vision."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Daughter of President Richard Nixon