2019 Code of Alabama
Title 36 - Public Officers and Employees.
Chapter 3 - Terms of Office.
Section 36-3-4 - Terms of office of county officers generally.
(a) The sheriff, one coroner, members of county commissions, one county treasurer, when elective, and one constable for each election precinct shall hold their respective offices for the term of four years from the first Monday after the second Tuesday of January next after their election and until their successors are elected and qualified, except as provided in subsection (b) hereof.
(b) Beginning with the next term of office for each county commissioner, such term shall expire six days next following the day of the general election at which the successor to that office is elected. Thereafter each such county commissioner shall hold his respective office from 12:01 A.M. of the seventh day next following his election and until his successor is elected and qualified.(Code 1896, §3055; Code 1907, §1464; Code 1923, §2569; Code 1940, T. 41, §18; Acts 1989, No. 89-301, p. 488, §2.)