March 16, 2020 •
Alabama Secretary of State Seeks Postponement of March 31 Runoffs
Citing concern for the health and well-being of the citizens, Secretary of State John Merrill is urging the state’s March 31 runoff elections be postponed.
In a statement over the weekend, Merrill requested an emergency opinion on whether the Governor’s declaration of a state of emergency would authorize this postponement.
Merrill also stated there is no provision or process in Alabama’s Code or Constitution allowing changes to election dates after being set.
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