The Alabama Republican Party closed candidate qualifying for the United States Senate Election on Wednesday, May 17 at 5:00 p.m. CDT.
The following individuals submitted qualifying paperwork to run for the U.S. Senate seat:
James Paul Beretta
Joseph F. Breault
Karen Haiden Jackson
The primary will be held on August 15, 2017. If needed, a runoff election will be held on September 26, 2017. The general election will take place on December 12, 2017.
Alabama Republican Party Chairman Terry Lathan made the following statement:
“This is a record-breaking number of candidates to qualify with the Alabama Republican Party. We welcome all candidates and the voters who will make this most important decision. Now it is up to the candidates to share their policies and views with the Alabama voters. After the primary process, we look forward to the December 12 general election to seat a Republican United States Senator by the people of our state.”