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Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill Joins Joint Letter to Biden Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 8, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— Last week, Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill and 14 other Secretaries of State sent a joint letter to President Joe Biden…

Published on August 8, 2022

Photo Voter ID Posters Are Available at Board of Registrar’s Offices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 1, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— Secretary of State John H. Merrill would like Alabamians to know that photo voter ID posters featuring former President Donald J. Trump…

Published on August 1, 2022

Secretary Merrill Endorses the American Confidence in Elections Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 28, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— Yesterday, the Ranking Member of the House Administration Committee Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced the American…

Published on July 28, 2022

Secretary of State’s Office Updates PAC Filing Guidelines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 19, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— In recent months, the Secretary of State’s Office has received several questions relating to the campaign finance reporting requirements…

Published on July 19, 2022

Secretary of State’s Office Provides Election Night Reporting for 2022 Primary Runoff Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 21, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL—The Secretary of State’s Office will provide election night reporting for today’s statewide Primary Runoff Election following the close…

Published on June 21, 2022

Secretary of State John H. Merrill Issues Crossover Voting Reminder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 17, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— As the 2022 Primary Runoff Election approaches it is important to remind voters who voted in the Primary Election that they must vote in…

Published on June 17, 2022

Tomorrow is the Last Day to Return an Absentee Ballot by Hand for Primary Runoff Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 16, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the June 21st Primary Runoff Election began on May 25, 2022. Ahead of the June 21st Primary Runoff…

Published on June 16, 2022

Tomorrow is the Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by Hand for Primary Runoff Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 15, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the June 21st Primary Runoff Election began on May 25, 2022. Ahead of the June 21st Primary Runoff…

Published on June 15, 2022

Tomorrow is the Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot By Mail for Primary Runoff Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 13, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the June 21st Primary Runoff Election began on May 25, 2022. Ahead of the June 21st Primary Runoff…

Published on June 13, 2022

State Canvassing Board Certifies Statewide Constitutional Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 10, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The State Canvassing Board, which includes Secretary of State John H. Merrill, as well as representatives from the Governor’s Office and…

Published on June 10, 2022

5 Days Left to Apply for an Absentee Ballot By Mail for Primary Runoff Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 9, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the June 21st Primary Runoff Election began on May 25, 2022. Ahead of the June 21st Primary Runoff…

Published on June 9, 2022

Secretary of State Certifies Names of Candidates for Primary Runoff Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 8, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— On Friday, in accordance with state law, Secretary of State John H. Merrill certified to the county probate judges the names of…

Published on June 8, 2022

Important Update for Absentee Voting Deadlines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 3, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the June 21st Primary Runoff Election began on May 25, 2022. Ahead of the June 21st Primary Runoff…

Published on June 3, 2022

Important Voter Registration Deadline Information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 2, 2022—Montgomery, AL— Secretary of State John H. Merrill would like to remind Alabamians that tomorrow is the last day for in-person voter registration at…

Published on June 2, 2022

Secretary of State’s Office Provides Election Night Reporting for 2022 Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 24, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL—The Secretary of State’s Office will provide election night reporting for today’s statewide Primary Election, following the close of the…

Published on May 24, 2022

Today is the Last Day to Return an Absentee Ballot By Hand for the Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 23, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the May 24th Primary Election began on March 30, 2022. Ahead of the May 24th Primary Election, Secretary…

Published on May 23, 2022

Secretary Merrill Releases List of Non-Compliant Political Committees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 20, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL—The Alabama Fair Campaign Practices Act (FCPA) governs how Principal Campaign Committees (PCC) and Political Action Committees (PAC) report…

Published on May 20, 2022

Today is the Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot By Hand for the Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 19, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the May 24th Primary Election began on March 30, 2022. Ahead of the May 24th Primary Election,…

Published on May 19, 2022

2 Days Left to Apply for an Absentee Ballot By Hand for Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 17, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the May 24th Primary Election began on March 30, 2022. Ahead of the May 24th Primary Election, Secretary…

Published on May 17, 2022

Addressing Federal Political Action Committee Compliance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 16, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— Recently, our office was made aware of two political action committees, the Common Sense America Election Fund and the Defend Our Values…

Published on May 16, 2022

7 Days Left to Apply for an Absentee Ballot By Mail for Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 10, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the May 24th Primary Election began on March 30, 2022. Ahead of the May 24th Primary Election, Secretary…

Published on May 10, 2022

Brilyn Hollyhand Receives John Lewis Youth Leadership Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 9, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL—Last week, Secretary of State John H. Merrill awarded Mr. Brilyn Hollyhand of Tuscaloosa the National Association of Secretaries of State’s…

Published on May 9, 2022

Today is the Last Day to Register to Vote for the May 24th Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 9, 2022—Montgomery, AL— Secretary of State John H. Merrill would like to remind Alabamians that today is the last day to register to vote for the May 24th Primary…

Published on May 9, 2022

14 Days Left to Apply for an Absentee Ballot By Mail for Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 3, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the May 24th Primary Election began on March 30, 2022. Ahead of the May 24th Primary Election, Secretary…

Published on May 3, 2022

One Week Until May 9th Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 2, 2022—Montgomery, AL— Secretary of State John H. Merrill would like to remind Alabamians that they have one week left to register to vote. Monday, May 9, 2022 is…

Published on May 2, 2022