It’s been a busy day for the City of Birmingham. There are a ton of exciting developments, including a new grocery store being introduced to help a food desert, the city’s rideshare program was renewed and Election Day is officially a city holiday. Keep reading to learn more.Continue reading “Election Day is now a city holiday + more exciting developments in Birmingham”
The deadline to register to vote in Alabama is October 22. Here is the link to register! Also, more information about who’s running for governor, along with statewide and local seats up for grabs in Birmingham.Continue reading “The Bham Now guide to the 2018 midterm elections on November 6, including how to register to vote in Birmingham”
Could Democrat Walt Maddox take the governor’s seat from Kay Ivey in November? Do you have a Magic 8 Ball?
Here’s all you need to know about voting in Jefferson County in the June 5 statewide primaries.
The Easter Bunny is not an elected position, but the sheriff is! Birmingham, it’s qualifying time for our next county and state-wide election on June 5.
Will Roy Moore run for governor? These are the questions, folks! Also, check out our gallery of photos from Jones’ victory party.
He’s our first Democratic senator in 25 years. Alabama votes for character, choosing policy over party.
Via The New York Times:
“The fact that Alabama’s voters have sent a Democrat to the Senate for the first time since Howell Heflin retired in 1997 is a stunner …”
As the nation looks on (with a collective side-eye), Alabama votes for a new senator today. Today!
Here’s how to find your polling place. Polls are open until 7 p.m., Birmingham.
UPDATE: 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?
If defeating Republican nominee Roy Moore is your thing, join former VP Joe Biden and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones on Tuesday, October 3 for a rally at the BJCC.
UPDATE: Roy Moore, the former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, beat out Senator Luther Strange, in Alabama’s special primary runoff on Tuesday.
According to WIAT, Moore maintained an early lead, and the Associated Press called the race around 8:40 PM.
All I hear are dueling banjos as Alabama’s Senate runoff gears up for one last night of grandstanding before tomorrow’s election between Luther Strange and Roy Moore.
Who do you think will cinch the Republican nomination for a face off against Democratic nominee Doug Jones?
Hey, the best way to express your political opinion is to get out there and vote. Here are the details on the statewide Senate runoff and Birmingham’s upcoming mayoral election:
Results for Alabama’s special election primary are in.
How do we navigate Birmingham revitalization while decreasing violence in all 99 Birmingham neighborhoods?
The 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?