Birmingham runoffs for mayor, city council and school board only one week away

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.

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August 22 is the day, Birmingham! District 4, meet candidate Mary Jean Baker LaMay.

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.

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District 8, you are up to bat! Here’s an interview with candidate Adlai M. Trone.

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.

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Cory Pettway is running for Birmingham City Council in District 4

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.

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