(WBRC-TV) Harry Lyon, the Democratic nominee for Alabama Chief Justice, has been pulled from the race by the Alabama Democratic Party.
The Alabama Democratic Party accused Lyon of violating the party's ethical conduct of a candidate. A five-member sub-committee held a hearing today to determine whether Lyon would be pulled from the ballot.
The party will hand pick a replacement for Lyon. The qualifying period for a new candidate will begin at 8 a.m. Monday, August 20 and end Wednesday, August 22 at noon. If there is more than one candidate, ballots will be sent to the Alabama Democratic Executive Committee for voting. Those results will be in by Monday, August 27.
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