Round-up of the ‘five things you need to know’ about all statewide candidates

Alabama vote

The 2018 election is upon us. With the general election less than a week away, it’s time to for any undecided voters to determine who they’re going to support on Election Day.

Which is why Alabama Today is rounding-up all of our “Five things you need to know” posts and putting them in one easy place for you to reference ahead of Nov. 6. Sure some of the points are more light-hearted than others, but we hope these articles provide you, our readers, with our unbiased snapshot of the candidates. We encourage you to also check out each of their campaign websites for further information on where they stand on the issues.

Statewide candidates


Lieutenant Governor

Attorney General:

Alabama Supreme Court: Chief Justice

State Treasurer

Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries

Secretary of State

State Auditor

Court of Civil Appeals, Place 1

Court of Civil Appeals, Place 2

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 1

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3

  • Democrat: N/A
  • Republican: Bill Cole

Public Service Commission, Place 1

  • Democrat: Cara McClure (did not respond to requests for information)
  • Republican: Jeremy Oden

Public Service Commission, Place 2