Qualifying for Democratic Candidates in Mobile County opens at 9:01 am on Friday, September 27, 2019. By law, Qualifying closes on November 8, 2019.
Once Qualifying opens you will fill out the Declaration of Candidacy form, have it notarized, and submit it
and your qualifying fee to the County Chair or those appointed by him.
The MCDEC hopes to have various locations for you to submit forms. Currently the Beckerle Law Firm (712 Oak Circle Drive, across from the Cottage Hill PO in Mobile) has volunteered to accept
Qualifying forms/fees. You may also mail your form and fee to the MCDEC at PO Box 9282, Mobile, AL 36691. Be sure you allow enough time for the mailing to reach the
Chair; it must be received by November 8. Make checks payable to Mobile County Democratic Executive Committee.
How much is your Qualifying fee? 2% of the salary of the office you are pursuing (under Alabama Code Sec. 17-13-47) Be aware that only the offices listed
qualify with the MCDEC; state and federal office candidates must qualify with the state party in Montgomery.
Salary: $119,948.50 Qualifying Fee: $2398.97
Salary: $118,948.50 Qualifying Fee: $2378.97
Salary: $35,506.52 Qualifying Fee: $710.05
Salary: $85,136.04 Qualifying Fee: $1702.72
Salary: $93,299.76 Qualifying Fee: $1866.00
Salary: $87,261.96 Qualifying Fee: $1745.24
County School Board
Salary: $12,000.00 Qualifying Fee: $240.00
ALL candidates must fill out the Statement of Economic Interest and file their Appointment of Principal Campaign Committee forms. Both may be completed online.
Please be aware that the Statement of Economic Interests MUST BE submitted to the Alabama Ethics Commission no later than the date you turn in your candidate Qualifying form.
Statement of Economic Interests
Appointment of Principal Campaign Committee
More information about the requirements of the Fair Campaign Practices Act (FCPA) is available from the Alabama Secretary of State's office.
2020 Election Information
You may also want to review the information provided on the Alabama Democratic Party website.