Qualifying for HD 49 Special Election

PLEASE NOTE: Qualifying for the Alabama House District 49 special election will close at 5:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Click here to see the list of qualified candidates.

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Complete the ALGOP on-line qualifying form and submit payment. The button to start the on-line qualifying process is located at the bottom of this page.

  • ALGOP’s qualifying fee for this office is $997.22.  This fee is non-refundable and is payable on-line when submitting qualifying forms or by check. All manual checks must be received by 5:00 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the ALGOP Headquarters: 3505 Lorna Road, Birmingham, AL 35216.


  • Complete and return the Statement of Economic Interests form to the Alabama Ethics Commission or complete online. ALGOP highly suggests filing before qualifying as a candidate. Deadline: This must be filed simultaneously when qualifying with ALGOP. If you do not fill this out on time you can be disqualified.

Alabama Ethics Commission
P.O. Box 302300
Montgomery, AL 36130-2300
334-242-2997

  • Complete and return Appointment of Principal Campaign Committee form to the Secretary of State’s office within five calendar days of qualifying with ALGOP. If you do not fill this out on time you can be disqualified.

Office of the Secretary of State
ATTN: Elections Division
P.O. Box 5616
Montgomery, AL 36103-5616
334-242-7210/1-800-274-VOTE

  • Be sure to confer with legal counsel to ensure correct compliance with all election laws.

  • Be aware of all pre-election report deadlines and submit financial reports to the Secretary of State as required once fundraising thresholds have been met (see Candidate Filing Guide for details). A copy of the Alabama Fair Campaign Practices Act is available from either the ALGOP Headquarters (3505 Lorna Road, Birmingham, AL 35216) or the Secretary of State’s office (600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104).

  • Complete and return Financial Committee Filing forms. Note these forms may be filed daily, weekly, monthly, or annually depending on filing calendar and when you hit specific thresholds. Please check the candidate 2020 Filing Calendar to be sure you do not miss any dates. If you do not fill these out on time you can be disqualified. If you have any questions on how to fill out the forms contact the Secretary of State’s office.

  • Upon dissolution of the campaign committee, the chairman or treasurer of the committee should provide the Secretary of State’s office with a Statement of Dissolution Form, a record of unreported contributions and expenditures and a statement of how excess campaign funds will be distributed.

RESOURCES:

Alabama Republican Party