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Alabama Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Secretary of State (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process: Partisan Election
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Canvasses election returns
Secondary Official(s): State Canvassing Board (Governor, Attorney General, and Secretary of State)
Election/Appointment Process: Partisan Election
  • Handles state recounts

Statewide ballot questions are advertised by the Governor.
The election calendar is predetermined by state law.

Current Official(s): Beth Chapman
Public Office Experience: State Auditor 2002-2006
Reelection/Reappointment Date: 2010
Primary Date:
Contact Information:
Hon. Beth Chapman
Alabama Secretary of State
P.O. Box 5616
Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5616
(334) 242-7200
Fax (334) 242-4993
[email protected]

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