MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday signed a proclamation to set the special election dates for Alabama House District 74.
Governor Ivey set the primary election for Tuesday, June 11, 2019, runoff for Tuesday, August 27, 2019 and the general election Tuesday, November 12, 2019. If there is no need, based on number of qualifying candidates for a primary, the general election will be held Tuesday, August 27, 2019. If a runoff is not necessary, the general election will be Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
The House District 74 seat was previously held by state Rep. Dimitri Polizos, before his sudden passing on March 26, 2019.
“In order to ensure that House District 74 is equally represented in the Alabama Legislature, I have set a timeline to elect a new representative,” Governor Ivey said. “Dimitri was, without a doubt, a pillar of the Montgomery community and will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. To honor his legacy, I encourage all citizens that live in this district to participate in our valued democratic process.”
The deadline for qualifying with major political parties is Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The deadline for all independent candidates and/or minor parties is Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
House District 74 represents a portion of Montgomery County.
View the executed writ of election and proclamation here.
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