Special election dates set for Montgomery’s House District 74

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Governor Kay Ivey announced today that she has set the primary election to fill the vacancy left by Representative Dimitri Polizos. Polizos passed away suddenly after a massive heart attack last week.

The general election will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 if a runoff is necessary than it will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 if not, that will be the date of the general election.

If a runoff is required than the general will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

“In order to ensure that House District 74 is equally represented in the Alabama Legislature, I have set a timeline to elect a new representative,” Governor Ivey said. “Dimitri was, without a doubt, a pillar of the Montgomery community and will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. To honor his legacy, I encourage all citizens that live in this district to participate in our valued democratic process.”  

The deadline for qualifying with major political parties is Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The deadline for all independent candidates and/or minor parties is Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

House District 74 represents a portion of Montgomery County.