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Elections
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Ballotpedia covers 12 state executive offices in the state of Alabama. The executive branch is governed by Article V of the Alabama Constitution.

State executive organization

Executive officials in Alabama are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of Alabama's state government:

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Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in Alabama.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Chris "Chip" BeekerEnds.png Republican Alabama Public Service CommissionJanuary 2015-presentNovember 4, 2014
Fitzgerald WashingtonNonpartisan Alabama Commissioner of LaborAugust 2014 - present2014
Jeremy OdenEnds.png Republican Alabama Public Service CommissionDecember 3, 2012-PresentNovember 30, 2012
Jim RidlingNonpartisan Alabama Commissioner of InsuranceSeptember 15, 2008 - PresentSeptember 15, 2008
Jim ZeiglerEnds.png Republican Alabama AuditorJanuary 19, 2015-presentNovember 4, 2014
John McMillanEnds.png Republican Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and IndustriesJanuary 17, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
John MerrillEnds.png Republican Alabama Secretary of StateJanuary 19, 2015 - presentNovember 4, 2014
Kay IveyEnds.png Republican Lieutenant Governor of AlabamaJanuary 17, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Luther J. Strange, IIIEnds.png Republican Attorney General of Alabama2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
N. Gunter Guy, Jr.Nonpartisan Alabama Commissioner of Conservation and Natural ResourcesJanuary 21, 2011 - PresentJanuary 21, 2011
Robert J. BentleyEnds.png Republican Governor of AlabamaJanuary 17, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Tommy BiceNonpartisan Alabama Superintendent of EducationNovember 2011 - PresentNovember 10, 2011
Twinkle Andress CavanaughEnds.png Republican Alabama Public Service Commission (President)November 2010 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Young BoozerEnds.png Republican Alabama TreasurerJanuary 17, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010

Elections

2015

There are no state executive elections in Alabama in 2015.

2014

There were nine state executives offices up for election in 2014 including governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general and five down ballot offices.

2013

There were no elections in Alabama in 2013.

2012

One seat on the Alabama Public Service Commission was up for election in 2012.

Corruption analysis

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Integrity Initiative used federal data to evaluate levels of corruption in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The following table ranks each state based on total convictions and convictions per 10,000 residents of public officials in federal corruption cases between 1976 and 2010.[1]

Corruption statistics, 1976-2010
State Total federal corruption convictions Rank Convictions per 10,000 residents Rank
Alabama
657
14
1.37
8
Alaska
130
38
1.83
4
Arizona
329
25
0.51
39
Arkansas
201
29
0.69
31
California
2,345
2
0.63
35
Colorado
189
32
0.38
45
Connecticut
277
27
0.78
30
Delaware
80
47
0.89
20
Florida
1,762
4
0.94
19
Georgia
807
13
0.83
26
Hawaii
114
40
0.84
25
Idaho
78
48
0.50
40
Illinois
1,828
3
1.42
7
Indiana
419
23
0.65
34
Iowa
148
34
0.49
41
Kansas
152
33
0.53
37
Kentucky
577
16
1.33
10
Louisiana
906
10
2.00
2
Maine
105
41
0.79
28
Maryland
499
20
0.86
22
Massachusetts
562
17
0.86
23
Michigan
655
15
0.66
33
Minnesota
190
31
0.36
47
Mississippi
560
18
1.89
3
Missouri
507
19
0.85
24
Montana
139
36
1.37
9
Nebraska
83
45
0.45
44
Nevada
100
42
0.37
46
New Hampshire
46
49
0.35
48
New Jersey
909
9
1.03
18
New Mexico
139
37
0.68
32
New York
2,522
1
1.30
12
North Carolina
461
22
0.48
42
North Dakota
118
39
1.75
6
Ohio
1,405
7
1.22
15
Oklahoma
472
21
1.26
13
Oregon
91
43
0.24
51
Pennsylvania
1,563
5
1.23
14
Rhode Island
83
46
0.79
29
South Carolina
401
24
0.87
21
South Dakota
144
35
1.77
5
Tennessee
843
12
1.33
11
Texas
1,542
6
0.61
36
Utah
86
44
0.31
49
Vermont
30
51
0.48
43
Virginia
896
11
1.12
17
Washington
200
30
0.30
50
Washington, D.C.
1,005
8
16.70
1
West Virginia
208
28
1.12
16
Wisconsin
295
26
0.52
38
Wyoming
45
50
0.80
27

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