Election 2022: Primary runoff today in Alabama; live updates – AL.com

Alabamians will go to the polls today (Tuesday, June 21) to cast a ballot in party runoffs.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. You can go here to see more on where to vote, sample ballots and more.

7:35 a.m. – Polls have been open for roughly 30 minutes. Just a reminder you will need picture ID to vote. You can see a list of acceptable ID here.


Headlining the day will be the GOP showdown to replace retiring Republican U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. The race pits Katie Britt, former CEO of the Business Council of Alabama and the top vote getter in the May primary, and Huntsville Congressman Mo Brooks.

The winner of the Britt and Brooks runoff will represent the Republican Primary in the November General election, facing Democrat Will Boyd, who is a pastor, and the Libertarian candidate, John Sophocleus, a former Auburn University professor.

The Democratic runoff is headlined by the governor’s race.

Retired educator Yolanda Flowers, of Birmingham, will face state senator and attorney Malika Sanders Fortier of Selma. Flowers got 33.87% of the vote in the May 24 primary and Fortier got 32.52% in a crowded field.

The winner will face Republican incumbent Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, who won the May 24 GOP primary race without the need for a runoff against a field of eight opponents, and Libertarian candidate Dr. James “Jimmy” Blake, a former member of Birmingham City Council.

You can keep up with all election results here after polls close at 7 p.m.

Here’s a look at other election day news:

Brooks and Britt final sprint to the Alabama GOP Senate runoff

Tight GOP contest for Alabama Secretary of State highlights down ballot runoffs

Yolanda Flowers cites background in education, faith in Democratic race for governor

Alabama governor candidate Malika Fortier inspired by civil rights roots, Christian faith

Primary runoff day in Alabama is Tuesday: What time do polls open? Close? Sample ballots

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