Shelby County Elected Officials
Alabama State Legislature
Presently in Shelby County, Republicans hold office in all 11 legislative seats in the Alabama Legislature with jurisdiction within the county. This includes 4 Alabama Senate seats and 7 seats in the Alabama House of Representatives.
Republicans hold office as Probate Judge, Sheriff, Property Tax Commissioner, Superintendent of Education, and Coroner. All 9 seats on the Shelby County Commission, and all 5 seats on the Shelby County Board of Education, are held by Republicans.
In the 18th Judicial Circuit, which comprises solely Shelby County, all 4 Circuit Judges and both District Judges are Republicans, as are the District Attorney and Circuit Clerk.
Additionally, serving in statewide office with residence in Shelby County are the Secretary of State and Judge on the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals. Alabama State Board of Education District 3 and District 6 include Shelby County, and both seats are held by Republicans.
United States Congress
Shelby County is part of Alabama’s 6th congressional district and is represented by Gary Palmer, a Republican in the United States House of Representatives.
United States Senator Richard Shelby is a Republican.
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Richard Shelby (2018) - R
6th District US Representative
Gary Palmer (2016)
Alabama State Senate (2018)
Sen. Jim McClendon GOP Nominee: April Weaver
Sen. Slade Blackwell Sen. Jabo Waggonner
Alabama House of Representatives (2018)
Rep. Allen Farley Rep. Corley Ellis
Rep. Arnold Mooney Rep. Dickie Drake
Rep. Jim Carns Rep. Russell Bedsole
Shelby County Board of Education
Superintendent Dr. Lewis Brooks Board President Aubrey Miller
Jimmy Bice Jane Hampton
Peg Hill Kevin Morris
Elwyn Bearden- District 5 (Chairman)
18th Judicial Circuit
Judge Jim Kramer, Presiding District Judge