2018 Elections

Lula Albert

Lula Albert

Office: Secretary of State

Party: Democratic

Residence: Mobile County

Political experience: Ran for secretary of state, 2014; Democratic candidate for Congress (First District), 2013.

Education: Albert did not respond to the Birmingham Watch candidate questionnaire.

Main issues: Albert is making her second run for the secretary of state’s office. Running a low-key campaign, Albert advocates a simplified absentee ballot process in which requests are honored and no excuse is required to be able to vote absentee. She also wants to provide election notifications by mail to include an absentee ballot. If elected, she pledged to increase state voter turnout to 50 percent or more and end what a campaign sign called “new Jim Crow laws.” She also wants to simplify the process for new business startups.

Top contributors: Albert has not reported raising any money.

Campaign: https://www.facebook.com/lula.albert.18