John Merrill Tuscaloosa

Politics & Government
5:59 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Rep. John Merrill Running for Secretary of State

State Representative John Merrill plans to announce his run for Alabama Secretary of State.

State Rep. John Merrill of Tuscaloosa plans a series of news conferences over the next two days to announce that he is running for the Republican Party nomination for Alabama Secretary of State in 2014.

Incumbent Secretary of State Beth Chapman is serving her second term and by law can't run in 2014,

The 49-year-old Merrill plans news conferences Tuesday in Tuscaloosa and Huntsville and in Montgomery and Mobile Wednesday.

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