On 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 each other in the race for Birmingham’s next mayor.
Continue reading “Birmingham runoffs for mayor, city council and school board only one week away”
It’s down to former Birmingham School Board president Randall Woodfin and incumbent Mayor William Bell in an October 3 runoff for Birmingham’s next mayor.
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She 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 to impact crime and unify Birmingham is also important to her.
Continue reading “August 22 is the day, Birmingham! District 4, meet candidate Mary Jean Baker LaMay.”
Register to vote, restore your voting rights and meet local candidates.
This Voter Registration Guide will tell you when, where and how!
Continue reading “Everything you need to know about registering to vote in Birmingham”
Nine districts. 35 candidates. Let’s find out who’s running and why the Birmingham Board of Education election matters, Birmingham.
Continue reading “Here are your Birmingham School Board candidates, with links to campaign info”
He engages with the public everyday, rain or shine, via his job with the postal service.
Jeffrey Rowser wants to use his experience interacting with residents as a Birmingham City Council member. Will you vote for him on August 22, District 7?
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In 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!
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Hey, ya’ll. There are 12 candidates running for mayor of Birmingham, and Brother Fernandez Sims is one of them.
Continue reading “Will Brother Fernandez Sims get your vote for mayor, Birmingham?”
If you’re looking for Birmingham municipal candidate interviews Bham Now is the place. Get out there and vote on August 22!
Continue reading “District 2 city council candidate Deanna Reed: ‘Citizens will no longer tolerate anything but openness and honesty’”
Lanny Jackson has qualified to run as a candidate for mayor of Birmingham. What do you know about him?
Continue reading “Birmingham, meet mayoral candidate Lanny Jackson”
With a little over a month away until Birmingham’s municipal elections, public engagement is finally starting to ramp up. This is good, people! Let’s get to know a District 8 candidate today.
Adlai M. Trone wants to focus on neighborhood neglect, economic opportunities and crime.
Continue reading “District 8, you are up to bat! Here’s an interview with candidate Adlai M. Trone.”
Whew, boy, District 9. This has been your time to shine here at Bham Now.
It’s time to check out our last interview of the week, featuring city council candidate Wendell Major. Yep, you guessed it. He’s another District 9 candidate.
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He’s a popular radio host on WBHK KISS 98.7, and now he’s running for Birmingham’s city council. Who is James Williams? Check out his candidate interview with Bham Now.
Continue reading “James ‘J.Love’ Williams running for Birmingham City Council in District 9”
He’s been a dentist in District 9 for 36 years, and now he’s running for Birmingham City Council. Check out Dr. Swanson’s interview with Bham Now.
Continue reading “Birmingham, let’s get to know District 9 candidate Dr. Reginald Swanson”
Ya’ll sure have been messaging me a lot with your city council, mayoral and school board candidate questions. Keep it up, and please share this District 4 candidate interview on Facebook!
Let’s keep that civic enthusiasm going and get to know more about Cory Pettway. He’s running in District 4.
Continue reading “Cory Pettway is running for Birmingham City Council in District 4”