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Calhoun County Elections

The Calhoun County Journal has put together a full list of all Calhoun County Candidates, including republican, democrat, independent, and libertarian as well as the ballot measures that will be voted for on November 8th, 2022.

The Calhoun County Journal does not endorse any candidate. We strive to report on who is running for each seat and give all candidates the same opportunity to share their individual platforms. 


Primaries were May 24, 2022
Runoffs were June 21st, 2022

Election November 8, 2022

Governor of Alabama

Kay Ivey

Kay Ivey (Republican Party) 

Yolanda Rochelle Flowers

Yolanda Rochelle Flowers (Democratic Party)

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James “Jimmy” Blake (Libertarian Party)

Lieutenant Governor of Alabama

Will Ainsworth

Will Ainsworth (Republican Party) 

Ruth Page-Nelson

Ruth Page-Nelson (Libertarian Party) 

U.S. Senate Alabama

Katie Britt

Katie Britt (Republican Party) 

Dr. Will Boyd

Dr. Will Boyd (Democratic Party) 

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John Sophocleus (Libertarian Party) 

U.S. House Alabama District 3

Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers (Republican Party) 

Douglas Bell

Douglas A. Bell (Independent Party)

Lin Veasey

Lin Veasey (Democratic Party) 

Thomas Sickofdc Casson

Thomas Sickofdc Casson (Libertarian Party) 

Attorney General of Alabama

Steve Marshall

Steve Marshall (Republican Party) 

Wendell Major

Wendell Major (Democratic Party) 

Alabama State Senate District 12

Keith Kelley

Keith Kelley (Republican Party)

Danny McCullars

Danny McCullars (Democratic Party) 

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Place 5

Greg Cook

Greg Cook (Republican Party) 

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Anita L. Kelly (Democratic Party Party) 

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Place 6

Kelly Wise

Kelly Wise (Republican Party) 

Alabama Secretary of State

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Wes Allen (Republican Party) 

Pamela J. Laffitte

Pamela J. Laffitte (Democratic Party) 

Jason Matt Shelby

Jason “Matt” Shelby (Libertarian Party) 

Alabama Treasurer

Young Boozer

Young Boozer (Republican Party)

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Scott Hammond (Libertarian Party)

Alabama Auditor

Andrew Sorrell

Andrew Sorrell (Republican Party) 

Leigh Lachine

Leigh Lachine (Libertarian Party) 

Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries

Rick Pate

Rick Pate (Republican Party) 

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Jason Clark (Libertarian Party) 

Alabama Public Service Commission Place 1

Jeremy H. Oden

Jeremy H. Oden (Republican Party) 

Ron Bishop

Ron Bishop (Libertarian Party) 

Alabama Public Service Commission Place 2

Chip Beeker

Chip Beeker (Republican Party)

Laura Lane

Laura Lane (Libertarian Party)

Alabama State Board of Education District 6

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Marie Manning (Republican Party)

Circuit Court 7 Judges

Jennifer-Weems

Jennifer Weems (Republican Party) 

Shannon-C-Page

Shannon C Page (Republican Party) 

District Attorney

Brian-McVeigh

Brian McVeigh (Republican Party) 

District Judge

Beth Rogers

Beth Rogers (Republican Party) 

Calhoun County Sheriff

Matthew Wade

Matthew Wade (Republican Party) 

Commissioner of License

Barry-R.-Robertson

Barry R. Robertson (Republican Party) 

Calhoun County Coroner

Patrick-Todd-Brown

Patrick Todd Brown (Republican Party) 

Alabama House of Representatives District 29

Mark A. Gidley

Mark A. Gidley (Republican Party) 

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Clifford Foy Valentin (Libertarian Party) 

Alabama House of Representatives District 32

Evan B. Jackson

Evan B. Jackson (Republican Party) 

Dr. Barbara Bigsby Boyd

Dr. Barbara Bigsby Boyd (Democratic Party) 

Alabama House of Representatives District 35

Steve Hurst

Steve Hurst (Republican Party) 

Alabama House of Representatives District 36

Randy Wood

Randy Wood (Republican Party)

Alabama House of Representatives District 40

Chad Robertson

Chad Robertson (Republican Party) 

Pam Howard

Pam Howard (Democratic Party) 

Commission District 1

Fred-Wilson

Fred Wilson (Democratic Party)

Commission District 2

Danny-Shears

Danny Shears (Republican Party) 

Mercy-Pilkington

Mercy Pilkington (Democratic Party)

Commission District 3

Carolyn-Henderson

Carolyn Henderson (Republican Party) 

Commission District 4

Terry-Howell

Terry Howell (Republican Party) 

Commission District 5

Lee Patterson

Lee Patterson (Republican Party)

Ballot Measures

Constitution of Alabama 2022

Proposing adoption of the Constitution of Alabama of 2022, which is a recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901; prepared in accordance with Amendment 951, arranging the constitution in proper articles, parts, and sections, removing racist provisions, consolidating provisions regarding economic development, arranging all local amendments by county of application, and making no other chawed. (Proposed by Act 2022-111)

A “yes” vote supports ratifying the Constitution of Alabama of 2022, an updated and recompiled state constitution that was drafted to do the following: 

  • arrange it in proper articles, parts, and sections;
  • remove all racist language;
  • delete duplicative and repealed provisions;
  • consolidate provisions regarding economic development; and
  • arrange all local amendments by county of application.

A “no” vote opposes adopting the proposed recompiled and updated state constitution.

A “yes” vote supports authorizing the state legislature to enumerate in state law offenses for which bail may be denied (including murder, kidnapping, rape, assault, and more).

A “no” vote opposes authorizing the state legislature to enumerate in state law offenses for which bail may be denied.

A “yes” vote supports allowing the state and local governments to grant federal awards funds or other state-designated broadband funds to public or private entities to provide or expand broadband internet infrastructure.

A “no” vote opposes allowing the state and local governments to grant federal awards funds or other state-designated broadband funds to public or private entities to provide or expand broadband internet infrastructure.

A “yes” vote supports requiring the governor to provide notice to the attorney general and the victim’s family before granting a commutation or reprieve of a death sentence.

A “no” vote opposes requiring the governor to provide notice to the attorney general and the victim’s family before granting a commutation or reprieve of a death sentence.

A “yes” vote supports requiring that any legislation changing the conduct of a general election must be implemented at least six months before the next affected general election.

A “no” vote opposes requiring legislation changing the conduct of a general election to be implemented at least six months before the next affected general election.

A “yes” vote supports removing orphans’ business from the jurisdiction of county probate courts.

A “no” vote opposes removing orphans’ business from the jurisdiction of county probate courts.

A “yes” vote supports amending the state constitution to allow certain cities that were previously authorized to pass a special property tax to pay for bonds or other forms of debt to fund capital improvements to instead use the tax revenue to pay for capital improvements directly and to validate previous such use.

A “no” vote opposes this measure to allow certain cities that were previously authorized to pass a special property tax to pay for bonds or other forms of debt to fund capital improvements to instead use the tax revenue to pay for capital improvements directly and to validate previous such use.

A “yes” vote supports changing the requirements for counties and municipalities to provide for financing economic and industrial development through the use of public funds, issuing bonds, and leasing property or lending bonds to a private entity, including exempting local governments from seeking voter approval for issuing bonds unless the bond issue includes a repayment provision such as a tax increase.

A “no” vote opposes changing the requirements for counties and municipalities to provide for financing economic and industrial development through the use of public funds, issuing bonds, and leasing property or lending bonds to a private entity and maintaining that local governments must obtain voter approval to issue bonds.

A “yes” vote opposes having the state Public Service Commission regulate privately owned sewer systems and plants, including their rates and charges, in Shelby County, Alabama.

A “no” vote opposes removing orphans’ business from the jurisdiction of county probate courts.

A “yes” vote supports having the state Public Service Commission regulate privately owned sewer systems and plants in Lake View, Alabama, from 2023 through 2027.

A “no” vote opposes having the state Public Service Commission regulate privately owned sewer systems and plants in Lake View, Alabama, from 2023 through 2027.

A “yes” vote supports authorizing the Code Commissioner to incorporate voter-approved constitutional amendments at the May 24 and November 8 elections into the new state constitution if the ratification question is also approved.

A “no” vote opposes authorizing the Code Commissioner to incorporate voter-approved constitutional amendments at the May 24 and November 8 elections into the new state constitution if the ratification question is approved.

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