2022 Alabama Elections

Pamela J. Laffitte, Secretary of State

Pamela J. Laffitte

Pamela J. Laffitte


Political experience: Elected in 2018 to the State Democratic Executive Committee; elected Young Democrat County Commission District 2 in 1996; and serves as a member of the Alabama Democratic Party, Alabama Democratic Conference, Mobile County Democratic Executive Committee, and Mobile County Democratic Conference.

Professional experience: Has been employed with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office for almost 24 years, including as corrections officer, corrections corporal and now a corrections sergeant. Served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and played pivotal roles in the execution of Operations Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. She was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device, Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal with two Devices, National Defense Service Medal with one Device, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Air Force Longevity Service, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 1 “M’ Device, and the Air Force Training Ribbon.

Civic experience: Member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, where she is a member of the Altar Society and Women of Mary

Education: Bachelor’s in business from Faulkner University; graduated from Bishop State Community College.

Main issues: Supports automatic voter registration, curbside voting, no-excuse absentee voting, restoring the vote to felons who have served their time, and early voting on the Friday, Saturday and Monday before election day.

Campaign: https://www.pamelajlaffitte.com/