Everything you need to know about registering to vote in Birmingham

Register to vote, restore your voting rights and meet local candidates.

This Voter Registration Guide will tell you when, where and how!

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Ways To Register

Follow this link to register online in the state of Alabama. You must be a U.S. citizen and living in the state. You can also print out an application or have one mailed to you. Follow this link to find out how to do that.

Need To Restore Your Voting Rights?

Legal Services Alabama will hold a Voter Rights Restoration Clinic Saturday, August 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Moore Style Barbershop, located at 1727 3rd Ave. North in Birmingham. Please call 205-328-3540 or email jblocker@alsp.org for more information about the clinic or how to volunteer.

Places To Register
Check out this link to find all of the physical locations you can register to vote.
Absentee Ballots

The deadline for requesting an absentee ballot or for voting as an absentee in person for the Birmingham municipal election is August 17. Download an absentee ballot for the city here. Need to know if you qualify as an absentee voter? Check out this link.

Polling Places

While you’re at it, you might as well get straight on the place where you will vote! For the Birmingham municipal elections, here is the most recent list of polling places categorized by district. To find out where to vote in the state Senate race, follow this link and enter your address or voter information.

Meet Your Candidates

WBHM is hosting a mayoral debate on August 10. Here is the link to the event.

Check out the I Believe In Birmingham Facebook page for links to upcoming debates with city council and school board candidates. Here is the link to their events page.

Other Dates To Know

August 8 is the last day you can register to vote in the city, and July 31 was the last day you can register to vote in the Alabama Senate race.

Any questions, comments or concerns? Please message me via the Bham Now Facebook page (@bhamnow). I’m happy to help or update this post with more information.