Justices are elected in partisan elections. Judges are barred from seeking election after they turn 70 years old. Interim selections to fill vacancies that occur between elections are made by governor appointment.
Selection method sources:
Ballotpedia, Judicial Election Methods By State; Brennan Center for Justice, Judicial Selection: An Interactive Map
|Incumbent||Incumbent Background||Challengers (Party)||Challengers Background||Election Date|
|Open (Michael Bolin not running)||Greg Cook (R)||Private practice; Jefferson County GOP; General Counsel for Alabama Republican Party||11/8/22|
|Anita Kelly (D)||State circuit court judge; private practice; assistant state attorney general, Alabama Dept of Education|