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Vote 2017: Birmingham runoffs for the heck of it

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Let’s hit the polls one more time, Birmingham. We have some unfinished business from August.

Vote 2017Polling places are open till 7 tonight.

Q: Where do I vote?

A: Call the city clerk’s office at (205) 254-2290.

Or Search Your Polling Place on AlabamaVotes.gov. This PDF list has the all the polling locations.

Note: District boundaries changed in 2011; check for your correct district on this PDF map.

Remember, if you have problems at your polling place:

  • Notify a poll worker immediately.
  • 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).
  • E-mail us at Vote2017[at]wadeonbirmingham.com.

Q: What can I expect to see on the ballots?

A: Check out this sample ballot.

You’re voting for Birmingham mayor, and for a few districts, a city council representative and a board of education member.

  • Mayor: William Bell (I), Randall Woodfin
  • City Council
    • District 2: Kim Rafferty (I), Hunter Williams
    • District 5: Johnathan Austin (I), Darrell O’Quinn
    • District 9: Earl Hilliard, Roderick Royal
  • Board of Education
    • District 1: Douglas Lee Ragland, Cedric Small
    • District 4: Daagye Hendricks (I), Edward Maddox
    • District 5: David T. McKinney, Michael “Mickey” Millsap
    • District 7: Patricia Spigner McAdory, Walter “Big Walt” Wilson
    • District 8: Patricia Bozeman-Henderson, Sonja Q. Smith

I = incumbent

Are you voting today? Tell us in the comments.

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