Tuesday, November 6 is Election Day ! By Wednesday morning, Alabama voters will have elected its slate of constitutional officers (Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Auditor), a new State Senate and House, Chief Justice and judges statewide and locally. All seven U.S. congressional seats are up for grabs, and so are local sheriffs, district attorneys, county clerks and local offices. And don’t forget the constitutional amendments.
Let Your Ballot Be Your Guide
There are many county and statewide offices in play, so be sure to educate yourself on your representation choices. There are a lot of candidates in Jefferson County alone. So here’s how to figure out what’s what:
- Know your districts. Follow this link to find yours.
- Find your ballot. Here is the sample ballot list (It’s 350 pages long), and you can call the Registrars Office (scroll to the bottom for contact info.) to confirm which of the numbered ballots is yours.
- Study your candidates. Here’s a good place to start.
- Don’t forget the Amendments!! Here is a website that provides their legal description and statement, provided by the state of Alabama.
Next, Where To Vote
Free Rides To The Polls In Birmingham
Need a lift? Uber & Lyft have you covered:
On Tuesday, November 6, anyone in the U.S. will be able to quickly find their polling place and book a ride to go vote—on the When We All Vote , national website dedicated to help people to the polls.
Here is the bonus. Uber and Lyft will give you discounted rides to the polls on Tuesday.
Visit for details:
Lyft – Teaming with Buzzfeed, they are giving riders a 50% discount to the polls – HERE
Uber – Teaming with Vote Together and Democracy Works. Details – HERE
Rain in the early morning, sunshine the rest of the day
Last, but not least, rain is in the forecast for early Tuesday morning, but the hourly forecast by the Weather Channel predicts sunny skies most of the day. You can’t use weather as an excuse not to vote!