UPDATED 8/2/17: Here are your city council and mayoral candidates

Who are they? Check out our UPDATED list of candidates as of 8/2/17. School board candidates included, along with info about the special U.S. Senate primary!

Click on the name under Candidates, to visit their website or campaign page. Click on the name under Candidate Interviews to take you to their interview with Bham Now.

District 1

Your current councilor is Lashunda Scales.

Candidates:

Lashunda Scales (incumbent) and Sherman Collins.

Candidate Interviews:

Sherman Collins. We have reached out to Scales via email and phone. Stay tuned!

District 2

Your current councilor is Kim Rafferty.

Candidates:

Lawrence Conaway, Kimberly Jeanty, Stephen L. MurphyKim Rafferty (incumbent),  Jordan Thompson, Hunter Williams and Tyrone Williams

Candidate Interviews:

Lawrence Conaway, Kimberly Jeanty, Stephen L. MurphyKim Rafferty (incumbent),  Jordan Thompson, Hunter Williams and Tyrone Williams

District 3

Your current councilor is Valerie Abbott.

Candidates:

 Valerie Abbott (incumbent), Rowan Henderson and Ryan Jones.

Candidate Interviews:

We’ve interviewed AbbottHenderson and Jones.

District 4

Your current councilor is  William Parker.

Candidates:

William Parker (incumbent), Cory Pettway, Mary Jean Baker LaMay and Sergio Williams.

Candidate Interviews:

Cory PettwaySergio Williams. We have reached out to LaMay and Parker via phone and email.

District 5

Your current councilor is Council President Johnathan Austin.

Candidates:

Johnathan Austin (incumbent), Dorothea CrosbyChris DavisDarrell O’Quinn, Erica RobbinsJeremy Schatz and Robert Walker.

Candidate Interviews:

Dorothea CrosbyDarrell O’Quinn, Erica Robbins,  Jeremy Schatz,  Robert Walker. We have reached out to Austin and Davis via email.

District 6

Your current councilor is Shelia Tyson.

Candidates:

Keith Mims, Sheila Tyson (incumbent) and Keith O. Williams.

Candidate Interviews:

Keith O. Williams. We have reached out to Tyson via email.

District 7

Your current councilor is Council President Pro-Tem Jay Roberson.

Candidates:

Titus Battle, Hosea LewisLonnie Malone, Jay Roberson (incumbent) and Jeffrey Rowser.

Candidate Interviews:

Titus Battle, Hosea LewisLonnie Malone and Jeffrey Rowser. We’ve reached out to Roberson via phone and email.

District 8

Your current councilor is Steven Hoyt.

Candidates:

Steven Hoyt (incumbent), Lynette Peters, Gerri Robinson and Adlai Trone.

Candidate Interviews:

Lynette Peters and Adlai M. Trone. We’ve reached out to Robinson via email and phone and Hoyt via email.

District 9

Your current councilor is Marcus Lundy. He is not seeking re-election.

Candidates:

Angene Coleman, Eric HallJohn Hilliard, Wendell MajorRoderick Royal, David Russell, Reginald Swanson, James Williams

Candidate Interviews:

Eric Hall, John Hilliard, Wendell MajorRoderick RoyalReginald Swanson, James Williams

Candidates For Mayor:

  1. Incumbent Mayor William Bell
  2. Patricia Bell
  3. Randy Davis
  4. Philemon Hill
  5. Trudy Hunter
  6. Carl Jackson
  7. Lanny Jackson
  8. Donald Lomax
  9. Frank Matthews
  10. Fernandez (Brother) Sims
  11. Randall Woodfin
  12. Chris Woods

Bham Now has interviewed: Patricia BellRandy Davis, Philemon Hill, Trudy Hunter, Lanny Jackson, Brother Fernandez SimsRandall Woodfin and Chris Woods.