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State Canvassing Board Certifies November 8 Election Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 28, 2022 – MONTGOMERY – The State Canvassing Board, which is comprised of representatives of Governor Kay Ivey, Attorney General Steve Marshall, and Secretary…

Published on November 28, 2022

Alabama Secretary of State’s Office Announces Passing of General Counsel Hugh R. Evans, III

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2022—MONTGOMERY—It is with great sadness that Secretary of State John H. Merrill announces that Hugh R. Evans, III, General Counsel to the Secretary of…

Published on November 18, 2022

Secretary of State’s Office Mobile ID Unit Visits All 67 Counties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 10, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL—The Secretary of State’s Office is proud to announce this week that for the eighth consecutive year, the Photo Voter ID and…

Published on November 10, 2022

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 8, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL—The Secretary of State’s Office will provide election night reporting for today’s statewide General Election, following the close of…

Published on November 8, 2022

Today is the Last Day to Return an Absentee Ballot by Hand

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 7, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the November 8th General Election began on September 14, 2022. Ahead of the November 8th Election,…

Published on November 7, 2022

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, November 2, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the November 8th General Election began on September 14, 2022. Ahead of the November 8th General…

Published on November 2, 2022

Tomorrow is the Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by Mail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 31, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the November 8th General Election began on September 14, 2022. Ahead of the November 8th General…

Published on October 31, 2022

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 25, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the November 8th General Election began on September 14, 2022. Ahead of the November 8th General…

Published on October 25, 2022

Today is the Last Day to Register to Vote for the General Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 24, 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 General…

Published on October 24, 2022

Monday is the Last Day to Register to Vote for the General Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 21, 2022—Montgomery, AL— Secretary of State John H. Merrill would like to remind Alabamians that Monday, October 24, 2022 is the last day to register to vote…

Published on October 21, 2022

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 18, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the November 8th General Election began on September 14, 2022. Ahead of the November 8th General…

Published on October 18, 2022

Secretary Merrill Recognizes Representative Alan Baker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2022 - MONTGOMERY – Secretary of State John H. Merrill is excited to announce the date of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) award ceremony…

Published on October 17, 2022

One Week Until October 24th Voter Registration Deadline for General Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 17, 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, October…

Published on October 17, 2022

Secretary Merrill Recognizes Representative Mike Jones

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2022 - MONTGOMERY – On October 12, 2022, Secretary Merrill recognized Alabama State Representative Mike Jones, Jr. of Andalusia by awarding him the National…

Published on October 12, 2022

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 11, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the November 8th General Election began on September 14, 2022. Ahead of the November 8th General…

Published on October 11, 2022

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 4, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the November 8th General Election began on September 14, 2022. Ahead of the November 8th General…

Published on October 4, 2022

35 Days Left to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by Mail for General Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 27, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the November 8th General Election began on September 14, 2022. Ahead of the November 8th General…

Published on September 27, 2022

41 Days Left for Applying for Absentee Ballot by Mail for General Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 21, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the November 8th General Election began on September 14, 2022. Ahead of the November 8th General…

Published on September 21, 2022

Today is the 10th Anniversary of National Voter Registration Day!

Tuesday, September 20, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The Alabama Secretary of State’s Office joins fellow members of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to encourage citizens to…

Published on September 20, 2022

Absentee Voting Period for November General Election Begins Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 14, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The absentee voting period for the November 8th General Election begins on today. Important absentee voting deadlines are listed…

Published on September 14, 2022

Secretary Merrill Asks Alabamians to Serve as Poll Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 6, 2022—Montgomery, AL— Ahead of the November 8th General Election, Secretary of State John H. Merrill is encouraging Alabamians to step up to the plate and…

Published on September 6, 2022

Secretary of State Conducts Business Data Collection Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 31, 2022—MONTGOMERY, AL— The Alabama Legislature passed Act 2021-223, which requires the Secretary of State’s Office to collect data about small businesses,…

Published on August 31, 2022

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