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Governor Ivey Calls Special Election for House District 78


Tuesday, March 9, 2021 – MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has called for a special election for House District 78, following the election of Kirk Hatcher to the Alabama Senate.

The Special Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.

Interested candidates will have until Tuesday, March 23 to qualify with a major political party and declare their candidacy. Independent candidates and minor parties must submit the appropriate number of petition signatures to the Office of the Secretary of State no later than Tuesday, May 25.

If necessary, a Special Primary Runoff Election will be held on Tuesday, June 22.

The Special General Election will be held on Tuesday, September 7.

For the Special Primary Election, the deadline to register to vote is Monday, May 10. Eligible Alabamians can register to vote online at, on the mobile app “Vote for Alabama” or by visiting their local Board of Registrars office.