Six Candidates Qualify for Vacant Alabama Senate District 26 Seat

The deadline to apply for the vacated Alabama Senate District 26 special primary election was Tuesday at 5 p.m. The vacancy in Senate District 26 occurred following the resignation of State Sen. David Burkette (D-Montgomery).

Six candidates have qualified for the race. There are 5 Democratic candidates and 1 Republican candidate.

The Democratic candidates are:

  • Deborah Anthony

  • Linda Burkette

  • Kirk Hatcher

  • John Knight

  • Janet May

  • TaShina Morris

The lone Republican candidate is:

  • William Green

The primary is scheduled for November 17. The general election will be March 2, 2021.


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