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State of Alabama

Methods of Judicial Selection: Alabama

Judicial Nominating Commissions

Judicial nominating commissions are used to fill vacancies in Baldwin, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Madison, Mobile, Shelby, Talladega, and Tuscaloosa Counties. Each county determines the size, composition, and procedures for its nominating commission. For details on the commissions in each county, see Judicial Merit Selection: Current Status.