10/1: Governor Kay Ivey appointed Rosie Lyles, who was accused of multiple counts of voter fraud, as Hale County’s chief election official.
9/2: Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill said his office would be keeping a close eye on the Montgomery mayoral race after receiving 12 voter fraud allegations regarding the mayoral runoff.
7/31: Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill pointed to six voter fraud convictions as proof that the Southern Poverty Law Center’s claim that voter fraud doesn’t exist is a false claim.
7/22: Secretary of State John Merrill removed an east Alabama election official for telling voters they could use their business address to register to vote.
5/15: Alabama House Constitution, Campaigns and Elections Committee advanced a bill that would allow only US Citizens to vote in Alabama elections.
2/15: Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill testified to congress that voter fraud is a frequent occurrence in Alabama, but it is rarely prosecuted.
1/17: Gordon Mayor Elbert Melton was convicted of voter fraud and removed from office.