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Vote 2018: Sample ballots for Jefferson, Shelby County primaries

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Vote 2018

After one of the nation’s wildest Senate races in December, Alabama prepares to hit the polls again on Tuesday.

We have the sample ballots for Jefferson and Shelby Counties for the primaries. (The Jefferson County ballot has 99 versions, one for every sub-district.)

Find your polling place/districts.

The ballot has top state and county offices. And check out the Alabama Voter Guide 2018, with voting procedures and frequently asked questions.

For easier viewing, you can print, download or zoom to full screen with each ballot.

Election Day is Tuesday, with runoffs on July 17.

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Sample ballots for all 67 counties.

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Jefferson County: Democratic ballot

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Jefferson County: Republican ballot

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Shelby County: Democratic ballot

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Shelby County: Republican ballot

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Alabama Voter Guide 2018

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Candidate guides:

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More Vote 2018 coverage.

The Birmingham channel: We will control the horizontal

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Hopping a train in Irondale to Atlanta and Greenville, S.C. From John E. Ringo.

Training program Innovate Birmingham holds its April graduation ceremony at Alabama Power downtown. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Video announcements for New Life Birmingham church in Huffman. From New Life Bham.

Portland indie rock band Modest Mouse performs “Cowboy Dan” in April at Sloss Furances. From Rachael Tierney.

Louisiana high school student De’Jeune’ Richardson recites the poem “The Ballad of Birmingham” by Dudley Randall, her entry for April’s Poetry Out Loud national competition in Washington. From Nola.com.

DC power pop band Jukebox the Ghost performs “Colorful” in April at Seasick Records in Crestwood North. From ItisRael.

Kids perform a rap inspired by the book “The Watsons Go to Birmingham.” From Toucranium Inc.

Members of California State University – Bakersfield read Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” From the Runner.

David Traylor of City Hardwoods in Oxmoor discusses table saw safety. From City Hardwoods.

Birmingham hip-hop artist Bo the Great performs. From OTTV25 DA8TV.

Williamstown, Mass., band Misty Blues performs “Will My Blues” in April at the Nick on Southside. From Roger Stephenson.

Talking with James Lewis of Bettola Italian restaurant in Pepper Place in Lakeview. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile performs “What Can I Say” in 2012 at the Alabama Theatre downtown. From Brent Huss.

Promo for the Greystone subdivision in Hoover. From Best of U.S. Homes Birmingham.

A 1964 report on civil rights struggles in Birmingham. From Hezakya Newz and Music.

Promo for New Birth Birmingham church in the Killbough Springs neighborhood. From Danny Kang Austin.

Matches from the 2018 Birmingham Open judo tournament in April at Spain Park High School in Hoover. From Charlie.

Birmingham attorney and state House candidate Jerome Dees on local TV show “Our Issues Birmingham.” From Our Issues Birmingham.

Curtis Manning, associate professor at Nunez Community College in New Orleans, discusses the civil rights movement in Birmingham and Albany, Ga. From Curtis Manning.

Memphis’ Team Thad plays in an April basketball tournament at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex downtown. From Ultimate Highlights.

A look at the 2018 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama in April at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds. From IndyCar.

“One of the most gorgeous road courses in the country.” From Arpukiense.

Katie Hargitt reports on the Honda Indy Grand Prix. From IndyCar.

A return trip to Birmingham to visit Five Points South and Frank Fleming’s sculpture the Storyteller. From Tia M. Grubb.

Dining out at Ranch House Family Restaurant in Vestavia Hills. From Best of U.S. Homes Birmingham.

A virtual train in Birmingham from app “Trainz Simulator 2.” From Deep South Railfan.

Slow-motion footage in and around Railroad Park downtown. From Take It Digital.

Promo for the Comrade Challenge at Squad Fitness. From Squad Fitness.

Visiting Kelly Ingram Park, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and other places around town. From Romina.

Troy University students examine the Birmingham Pledge. From Troy TrojanVision.

Alabama’s GOP gubernatorial debate in April at the Lyric Theatre downtown. From American News.

Maureen McCann of Spartan Invest in Five Points South discusses turnkey rental properties on the Birmingham Real Estate Investors Association podcast. From AlaREIA.

Atlanta heavy metal band Mastodon performs in 2002 at the Boiler Room in Smithfield. From Adam Corso.

April launch party for Nexus Fitness in Homewood. From Nexus Fitness.

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers on becoming an electrician. From CHK Marketing.

Stand battle: Dancing Dolls of Birmingham vs. Divas of Olive Branch (Miss.). From Dancing Dolls.

A windy day at the Birmingham Zoo (our vertical video of the week). From the X Brothers.

Up close with animals and birds at the Birmingham Zoo. From Galaxy Cat 4242.

Dothan artist OG Biggie performs at Zydeco on Southside (our other vertical video of the week). From OG Biggie.

Time-lapse dashcam footage of driving from Birmingham to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. From Relative Rest.

Time-lapse dashcam footage of driving from Columbus, Ga., to Sloss Furnaces and downtown Birmingham. From Relative Rest.

Jefferson County Commission member Sandra Little Brown on local TV show “Our Issues Birmingham.” From Our Issues Birmingham.

Playing “Grand Theft Auto V” as a Birmingham police officer. From Ray J Gamer.

The Glow app launch party in 2016 at Cahaba Brewing Company in East Avondale. From TNR Creative.

The finish line for March’s Rumpshaker 5K at Regions Field downtown. From Best Times Event Timing.

College ultimate: Ole Miss Hydra vs. Alabama Yellowhammer at March’s Magic City Invite tournament at Sports Blast in North Shelby County. From Hydra Ultimate.

How to sign up for the Birmingham Marriott Business Council’s Relay for Life team. From Jonathan McKinney.

Lots of bricks at the Lego Store at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover (our other other vertical video of the week). From Coldwater Bricks.

Rodney Watson, Jefferson County Commission candidate: “This is poverty. … Birmingham, it’s a mess.” From District Three.

Baseball: Birmingham Thunderbolts 06 vs. Premier Fastpitch 12U at the USSSA St. Patty’s Day “Pot of Gold” Invitational in Atlanta. From Dwayne Hubbard.

Promo for lofts at the Iris at City Federal downtown. From Danny Kang Austin.

Celebrating becoming a home owner. From TNR Creative.

Driving along I-65 and I-20/59 through downtown (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Mateo Alvaromateo Mateo.

After a screening of “The Conscience of America: Birmingham’s Fight for Civil Rights,” New York’s Hunter College holds a discussion with David Hodges, anthropology professor, and Brent Leggs, director at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. From Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.

Birmingham Giants Brody Flack at bat. From Gotta Luv 48.

Feature on TEDxBirmingham in March at Alys Stephens Center on Southside. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Train in Trussville. From Carson Bean.

Train downtown. From Julio Almeida.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Another train. From Rhett Robinson.

A fun trip to our city, including Sloss Furnaces, Red Mountain Park and the Birmingham Zoo. From Who Liaa.

Commercial for Service Tech in Glen Iris. From Thryv Video Channel.

Singing at the March for Our Lives protest in March downtown. From Hunter Coke.

Cross-country cycling at Oak Mountain State Park. From Head Snap.

Singing praise (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From Wendy S. Tuck.

Attorney Brian Law gives tips for employees. From Noble Law.

How to take part in the 2018 Fox 6 Kids and Jobs program. From the City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services.

A class on “The U.S. Civil Rights Movement and Its Place in History,” focusing on events including the bombing of Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. From Human-Kind Productions.

Scott Douglas of Greater Birmingham Ministries speaks in November at a stop on the Alabama Learning Tour at City Hall downtown. From Neighborhood Funders Group.

Hanging at March’s Alabama Comic Con at the BJCC South Exhibition Hall downtown. From Cody Gremlin.

A birthday outing to Alabama Comic Con. From Whitaker Family Vlogs

Cosplay at Alabama Comic Con (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Jordan Franklin.

Scenes from Alabama Comic Con. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Actor Jason David Frank meets fans (our final vertical video of the week). From Greg Peak.

Checking out the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Lobotomix’s Monthly Showcase in February at the Syndicate Lounge on Southside. From Jay Dexter 2.

Commercial for Gardendale real estate agent Kelley Shaw Smith. From Kelley Shaw Smith.

Speakers on German company Evonik’s $50 million expansion in Birmingham. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Independence Day fireworks on Red Mountain. From Outlaw Films.

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