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Secretary of State Certifies Candidates for HD 49 and SD 26 Special Elections


Friday, September 18, 2020 – MONTGOMERY – The Office of the Secretary of State has officially certified the candidates for the State House District 49 Special General Election and the Senate District 26 Special Primary Election. Both elections will be held on November 17.

For the House District 49 election, Cheryl Patton is the Democratic Party nominee and Russell Bedsole is the Republican Party nominee.

House District 49 includes parts of Bibb, Chilton, and Shelby counties.

For the Senate District 26 election, William Greene is the Republican Party nominee. The Democratic Party candidates include Deborah Anthony, Linda Douglas Burkette, Kirk Hatcher, John Knight, Janet May, and TaShina Morris.

Senate District 26 includes part of Montgomery County.

The deadline to register to vote for the House District 49 and Senate District 26 Special Elections is Monday, November 2.

Polls will be open in all four counties from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.