ALGOP Application Deadline for House District 47 Candidates This Friday

The deadline for candidates wishing to be considered as the Alabama Republican Party nominee for House District 47 is this Friday, April 29, 2022 at 5 p.m.

The position became open following the passing of State Representative David Wheeler (R-Vestavia Hills) last month. At the time qualifying closed, Rep. Wheeler was the only qualified candidate for the district. Pursuant to state law, the ALGOP is tasked with choosing a nominee to replace him on the General Election ballot.

“It’s a top priority for the Party to chose someone who will best represent the voters of House District 47 and Jefferson County, as well as our Republican Party platform,” ALGOP Chairman John Wahl said.

Interested parties should submit a Declaration of Intent form (available for download at, a cover letter, their resume, and any references they wish to include. All application packages must be emailed to ALGOP Executive Director Reed Phillips at

Once the application window has closed, all potential candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.
Alabama House District 47 includes portions of Vestavia Hills, Hoover, and unincorporated Jefferson County.


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