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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

Secretary Merrill Encourages Alabamians to Serve as Poll Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 29, 2022—Montgomery, AL— Ahead of the May 24th Primary Election, Secretary of State John H. Merrill is encouraging Alabamians to step up to the plate and serve…

Published on April 29, 2022

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 26, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the May 24th Primary Election begins on March 30, 2022. Ahead of the May 24th Primary Election,…

Published on April 26, 2022

Secretary of State’s Office Participates in Capstone Email Retention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 21, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The Secretary of State’s Office is proud to announce that it will be the first state agency to implement a new email retention policy…

Published on April 21, 2022

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

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

Published on April 19, 2022

REMINDER: Free Photo Voter IDs Still Available During License Offices Closures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 18, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— This is a reminder that even though Driver’s License Examining Offices across the state are temporarily closed starting today with plans…

Published on April 18, 2022

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 5, 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 April 5, 2022

Secretary of State John H. Merrill Addresses William & Mary School of Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 4, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— Recently, Secretary of State John H. Merrill had the pleasure of addressing the 16th Annual Election Law Symposium sponsored by The…

Published on April 4, 2022

Absentee Voting Period for May 24th Primary Election Begins Tomorrow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 29, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the May 24th Primary Election begins on March 30, 2022. Important absentee voting deadlines are listed…

Published on March 29, 2022

Secretary of State Certifies Names of Candidates for Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 11, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— Today, in accordance with state law, Secretary of State John H. Merrill has certified to the county probate judges the names of…

Published on March 11, 2022

Secretary Merrill Announces Two Million Newly Registered Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 7, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— Secretary of State John H. Merrill is extremely proud to announce that during his tenure Alabama has added more than two million newly…

Published on March 7, 2022

Online Business Services Portal Highlighted in Short Informational Video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 4, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The Secretary of State’s Office partnered with Alabama Interactive to produce a short video highlighting our Online Business Services…

Published on March 4, 2022

Secretary of State John H. Merrill Releases 2022 Annual Report

Thursday, March 3, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill released the 2022 Annual Report, which highlights the progress made by the Office of the Secretary of State during…

Published on March 3, 2022

Musical Legend Lionel Richie Participates in Photo Voter ID Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 18, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— We are extremely excited to announce that multi-platinum singer and songwriter Mr. Lionel Richie, who is a native of Tuskegee,…

Published on February 18, 2022

The 45th President Donald J. Trump Participates in Photo Voter ID Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 14, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— We are thrilled to announce that Donald J. Trump, the 45th President of the United States, has agreed to participate in our annual…

Published on February 14, 2022