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”
The polls will be open in less than 24 hours for Alabama’s primary runoffs. Alabama’s Democratic and Republican parties are both holding runoffs tomorrow, to decide the winners from the June 5 primaries. 1. Yes, you can vote, even if you didn’t vote in the primaries.
Who is going to (actually) work for Birmingham?! Because that’s how you should cast your votes.
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.
Alabama’s unrestrained Senate race get you all fired up? Good. Because now you can warm your hands (or burn them, whatever) by the flame and smoke of our upcoming governor’s election!
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.
Your voices have been heard, Birmingham. You voted for change and received it. There are new faces on the city council, the school board and in the mayor’s office.
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.
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.
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.
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:
The 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.
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.
Register to vote, restore your voting rights and meet local candidates.
This Voter Registration Guide will tell you when, where and how!
This candidate for mayor is writing her PhD dissertation on juvenile injustice in Alabama.