Read Time 2 MinutesUPDATE: Randall Woodfin has been declared the winner of Birmingham’s mayoral race, beating incumbent William Bell. Please stay tuned for updates. PREVIOUSLY: Birmingham divided by mayoral runoff, but is it enough to increase voter turnout?
Read Time 2 MinutesOn Tuesday, Birmingham voters head to the polls in a city-wide election runoff. Mayor, city council and school board seats are up for grabs. Incumbent William Bell and former Birmingham School Board President Randall Woodfin will face…
Read Time 3 MinutesThe Washington Post. Bloomberg. A mention in the New York Times. Birmingham’s present and past continue to play out in the nation’s politics and news.
Read Time 2 MinutesShe represents District 4, but Mary Jean Baker LaMay wants to improve opportunities for all of Birmingham’s 99 neighborhoods. Her ideas include: GED courses, job training and computer labs at city facilities. Addressing poverty as a way…
Read Time 3 MinutesThe shooting death of a two-year old and the injuries sustained by his mother and another man have sparked a community-wide outcry: How can we stop the violence?
Read Time 1 MinutesRegister to vote, restore your voting rights and meet local candidates. This Voter Registration Guide will tell you when, where and how!
Read Time 3 MinutesIn the last municipal election, Birmingham’s voter turnout was right at 20%. Let’s change that by educating ourselves and spreading the word. This shareable Voter’s Guide should help!
Read Time 3 MinutesHey, ya’ll. There are 12 candidates running for mayor of Birmingham, and Brother Fernandez Sims is one of them.
Read Time 3 MinutesLanny Jackson has qualified to run as a candidate for mayor of Birmingham. What do you know about him?