Primary kicks off District 22 election

Republican voters in Baldwin County will join those in seven other southwest Alabama counties Tuesday to start the process of filling the vacant state Senate District 22 seat.

Pat Lindsey, a Democrat from Butler, was the seven-term incumbent at the time of his death in January.

Nearly 15,000 Baldwin County residents are among an estimated 87,500 total voters in District 22, according to Alabama Secretary of State figures. It also covers all or parts of Mobile, Escambia, Conecuh, Monroe, Clark, Choctaw and Washington counties

Primary kicks off District 22 election