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ALABAMA PRIMARY RUNOFF ELECTIONS
WERE HELD TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
VALID, ACCEPTABLE PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED TO VOTE IN ALABAMA.
LEARN ABOUT THIS VOTING REQUIREMENT.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE
ELECTIONS AND VOTING?
PROBLEMS ON ELECTION DAY?
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PRIMARY ELECTION INFORMATION REMAINS POSTED AS FYI.



  • "Decision 2016" by the League of Women Voters of Greater Birmingham @LWVGB. Get Jefferson County judicial candidate bios in this downloadable file.

  • "VOTE 411" by the League of Women Voters Education Fund @LWV. State and federal candidate information presented by the League of Women Voters of Alabama Education Fund @LWVAL.



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Get answers to commonly asked voter questions here.


ELECTION 2016 CALENDAR

  • Jan. 6 — Absentee voting begins for Primary Elections
  • Feb. 12 — Voter registration deadline for Primary (hand delivery)
  • Feb. 13 — Voter registration deadline for Primary (postmark)
  • Feb. 15 — Voter registration deadline for Primary (NEW! online registration)
  • Feb. 25 — Last day for voter to make application for an absentee ballot.
  • Feb. 29 — Last day for voter to hand-deliver or postmark an absentee ballot.
  • MARCH 1 — PARTY PRIMARY ELECTIONS - Polls open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m
  • March 8 — Absentee UOCAVA ballot receipt deadline*
  • March 8 —Absentee voting begins for Primary Runoff (if necessary)
  • March 28 — Voter registration deadline for Primary Election Runoff
  • April 7— Last day for voter to make application for an absentee ballot for Primary Election Runoff
  • April 11— Last day for voter to make application for an absentee ballot for Primary Election Runoff
  • APRIL 12 — PARTY PRIMARY ELECTIONS RUNOFF (if necessary) - Polls open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m
  • April 19 — Absentee UOCAVA ballot receipt deadline for Primary Election Runoff*
  • [Deadlines for General Election will be posted later.]
  • NOVEMBER 8 — GENERAL ELECTION


* Absentee UOCAVA ballots must be postmarked no later that Election Day.

QUESTIONS ON ELECTION DAY?

See information below or call:

ALABAMA REGISTRATION AND ELECTION INFORMATION

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MORE ELECTION INFORMATION

From the AL Secretary of State

OTHER ELECTION RESOURCES

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Did you miss the last election?

"I missed the voter registration cutoff for this election but I want to vote next time! How do I get registered?"

We hear this a lot. Don't let another election slip up on you. Here's how to register to vote in future elections... Download a registration form and mail to the Jefferson County Registrar (JeffCo residents) or Shelby County Registrar (Shelby Co residents), OR register at one of these locations. The AL Secretary of State says you can "fill out and submit voter registration forms at all state and/or county offices that provide public assistance. In Alabama, public assistance offices, such as Medicaid, WIC, and DHR, must distribute voter registration forms, provide assistance in completing the forms if necessary, and accept such forms."

Have you moved since you last voted? If so, register with your new address.
Are you sure you're registered? Check here to check your registration status and polling place or call the Jefferson County Registrar at 205 325-5550. Shelby County residents call the Shelby County Board of Registrars at 205 669-3913.

* Links to these publications are provided for information only. Commentary or editorial views that might be expressed in these publications are not necessarily the views of the League of Women Voters of Greater Birmingham. LWVGB is a strictly nonpartisan organization and does not support or oppose any candidate or political party.





Vote!
This is the how, where, and when of voting presented as answers to citizens' frequently asked questions about elections and voting. Includes instructions for voter registration and restoration of voting rights.

Know Your Voting Rights

Read about your voting rights under the Help America Vote Act of 2002 and how to file a formal complaint if necessary. This is essential information for all voters, especially for Americans with disabilities.





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