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Former Alabama lawmaker joins the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

Former Alabama Representative April Weaver was appointed to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on May 18, 2020.

Weaver will serve as a regional director overseeing Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, South Carolina, and North Carolina. She reports to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.

Weaver was first elected to the Alabama House of Representatives on November 3, 2010, to serve District 49. In 2018, she was reelected with 97.2% of the vote. On May 12, 2020, she announced her resignation from the Alabama House of Representatives.

Weaver’s departure represents the only vacancy in Alabama’s lower chamber.

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Alabama House of Representatives District 49 special election scheduled for November 17

A new state legislative special election has been added to our list. The special election is for the District 49 seat in the Alabama House of Representatives on November 17, 2020. The primary is on August 4, the primary runoff will be on September 1 if needed, and the filing deadline is on June 2 for major-party candidates and August 4 for other candidates.



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