Election Laws


The Code section shown below was retrieved from the website of The Alabama Legislature. You may view the entire Code of Alabama on that website.

The information contained at this web site is provided as a public service; however, its content includes links which access other internet resources and websites. The Alabama Secretary of State’s Office is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites. The Alabama Secretary of State’s Office is not responsible for reliance on any information contained within the site.

Section 17-6-39

Procedure when straight party ticket does not contain names of all candidates.

If the ballot marked for a straight party ticket does not contain the names of candidates for all offices for which the elector may vote, the elector may vote for candidates for such offices so omitted by marking the names of candidates for such offices on other tickets, or by writing the names, if they are not printed, upon the ballot in the blank column under the title of the office.

(Code 1907, §385; Code 1923, §475; Code 1940, T. 17, §161; §17-8-19; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §33.)
Back to Election Law Titles