Election 2018

The 2018 election cycle features statewide elections for governor, Legislature, attorney general and other positions. Locally, county commissions, sheriffs, judges and coroners will be elected. The primary election is June 5. Runoffs are July 17. The general election is Nov. 6.

Election 2018

Five candidates qualify for Baldwin County probate judge

The 2018 election cycle features statewide campaigns for governor, the Legislature, attorney general and other positions. Locally, county commissions, sheriffs, judges and coroners will be elected. The primary election is June 5, with runoffs July 17. The general election is Nov. 6. Qualifying for the election closes at 5 p.m. on Feb. 9. Thus far, five candidates have announced their intent to succeed Baldwin County Probate Judge Tim Russell, who will have “aged out” of his position this year. To serve on a court, state law requires judges be under age 70 at the time of election. Last week,...

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10 candidates running for Baldwin County Commission seats

There will be at least one new face on the Baldwin County Commission after the 2018 elections and three incumbents are seeking to retain their seats. District 1’s Frank Burt and District 4’s Skip Gruber are seeking to retain their seats, as is District 3’s Tucker Dorsey. District 2’s Chris Elliott has announced he is running for the Alabama Senate seat Trip Pittman will voluntarily leave next year. Baldwin County’s primaries aren’t until June 5, with runoffs set for July 17 and the general election Nov. 6. All of the declared candidates are Republicans; no Democratic candidates have decided...

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