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Vote 2009: One last vote to cast


Wade on Birmingham - Vote 2009It comes down to today, the runoff election to select Birmingham’s mayor for the next 2 years. After …

  • 83 days since then mayor Larry Langford’s conviction, removing him from office,
  • 14 candidates,
  • 45 posts on Wade on Birmingham,
  • 2 acting mayors,
  • 1 candidate arrested,
  • and another found dead,

we are down to two finalists, Jefferson County commissioner William Bell and attorney Patrick Cooper.

Voting takes place until 7 tonight.

Where to vote: Call Jefferson County at (205) 325-5550. Or try AlabamaVotes.gov and click on “Search Your Polling Place.”

Join us tonight for election results
on Wade on Birmingham.

Remember, if you have problems at your polling place:

  • Notify a poll worker immediately.
  • Obtain a complaint/evaluation form (or download jpgs of pages 1 and 2). Print it, fill it out, copy and mail it.
  • Call the state attorney general at 1-800-831-8814 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday or fill out this online form.
  • Call the secretary of state at 1-800-274-VOTE (8683) or visit her site, StopVoterFraudNow.com.
  • And tell the probate court for Jefferson County (205-325-5203).
  • Leave a comment below.

Additional stories:

  • William Bell
    • Dec. 6 | Up close with William Bell
    • Dec. 9 | William Bell on the runoff
  • Patrick Cooper
    • Dec. 5 | Up close with Patrick Cooper
    • Dec. 9 | Patrick Cooper on the runoff
  • Both candidates
    • Jan. 12 | The strutinizing of Bell and Cooper
    • Jan. 15 | Bell, Cooper face off in last televised debate
    • Jan 18 | Mayoral candidates take callers’ questions

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More Vote 2009 coverage.

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