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Judge John E. Enslen, Chief Elections Officer
Approximate number of registered voters in 2016: 52,408 (as of November 8, 2016)
Terms of Office
The governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, auditor, secretary of state, treasurer, commissioner of agriculture and industries, senators and representatives in the Legislature, a sheriff in each county and a coroner in all counties having a coroner, and any other officers not otherwise provided were elected in November of 2014 and will be elected every fourth year thereafter. The next election for these offices will be in 2018.
The most recent Elmore county revenue commissioner was elected at the general election in November 2014 and serves a six-year term. The next election for this office will be in 2020.
The president of the Public Service Commission was elected in 2012 for a four-year term. The next election for this office will be in 2016. Two positions for associate public service commissioners were elected in 2014 for four-year terms. The next election for these offices will be in 2018.
Members of the county commission, and the county treasurer in those counties having a treasurer, were elected in November 2012 and will be elected every fourth year thereafter. The next election for these offices will be in 2016. Except as otherwise provided by law, the term of each county commissioner shall commence at 12:00 a.m. of the second Wednesday following the general election and shall expire at 11:59 p.m. on the first Tuesday following the general election. Each member shall hold office until their successor has been elected and qualified.
Members of county boards of education serve for six-year terms. Elections occur every two years to replace those members whose terms of office shall expire at that time.
The chief justice and eight associate justices of the Supreme Court are elected for six-year terms. The chief justice was elected in 2012. The next election for chief justice will be in 2018. In 2010, three associate justices were elected, four associate justices were elected in 2012, and one associate justice was elected in 2014. The next election for these offices will be in 2016, 2018, and 2020 respectively.
All probate judges and circuit clerks, three judges on the court of civil appeals and three judges on the court of criminal appeals, several circuit and district judges were elected in November 2012 for six-year terms. The next election for these offices will be in 2018. Additionally, two judges on the court of civil appeals and two judges on the court of criminal appeals were elected in November 2014. The next election for these offices will be in 2020. Similarly, the district attorney for each judicial circuit was elected in the November 2010 general election for a six-year term. The next election for these offices will be in 2016. Should circuit clerk vacancies occur, the judges of the circuit are empowered to select suitable replacements. Elmore county elected one circuit court judge in 2010. The next election for this office will be in 2016. In addition, Elmore county elected two district court judges in 2014. The next election for these offices will be in 2020.
There shall be one constable for each election precinct in each county. Constables are elected for four-year terms. Constables were last elected in 2012. The next election for these offices will be in 2016. Any county, by local legislation, may abolish the office of constable. Currently 20 counties in Alabama still have constables.
Any individual serving in an elected capacity is required to continue until a successor has been elected and qualified.
|Elmore County Elections Officials|
|Elmore County Probate Office|
|Voter Registration Deadline|
|Candidate Filing Information|
|Disqualifications from Running for Office|
|Terms of Office|
|Declarations of Candidacy|
|Candidate Filing Deadlines|
|Fair Campaign Practices Act|
|2013 - 2014|
|Types of Elections|
|Absentee / Mail Information|
|Military / Overseas Voting Information|
|How / Where to Vote|
|Glossary of Alabama Election Terms|
|ID Requirements / Pollling Hours|
|Appointment of Election Officers|
|Poll Worker Procedures / Training|
|Voting Precinct Security|
|Post Election Items|
|How Precincts Are Determined|
|Report Allegations of Voter Fraud|
|Voter Registration Form|
|Absentee Ballot Forms|
|Military / Overseas Election Forms|
|2014 Alabama Voter's Guide|
|Sample Ballot - 2016 General Election|
|Poll Worker Information Sheet|
|Appointing Board / Poll Workers|
|Job Descriptions / Compensation|
|Procedures Before Polls Open|
|Procedures During Voting Hours|
|Procedures After Polls Close|
|Poll Worker Training|
|Poll Worker Election School|
|Poll Worker Video Training|
|Military and Overseas FAQs|