Municipal Elections Being Held Today Across Alabama
Alabama voters in some towns and cities will head to the polls today to vote for Mayor, City Council and Board of Education positions. Elections will be held in Auburn, Bessemer, Gadsden, Huntsville, Mountain Brook, and Scottsboro.
In Huntsville, voters will decide the winner for City Council District 2 and City Council District 4. In District 3, incumbent Jennie Robinson will serve another term after being the only candidate to qualify for the race. Voters will also choose Board of Education members for District 2, District 3 and District 4.
In Auburn, elections will be held for City Council District 1, District 2, District 5, District 6 and District 7. No elections will be held for Mayor and City Council District 3 and 4 as only one person qualified for each race.
In Gadsden, incumbent Mayor Sherman Guyton is not seeking reelection leading to seven people qualifying for the Mayoral race. For the City Council elections, all districts, District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5, District 6, and District 7 are being contested. Only two Board of Education elections are being contested, District 3 and District 5. The remaining districts are all incumbents who won by being the only candidate to qualify.
For Bessemer, incumbent Mayor Kenneth E. Gulley faces three challengers in the Mayoral race. All seven City Council districts, District 1, District 2, District 3, District 4, District 5, District 6, and District 7, are contested. For Bessemer Board of Education, three districts, District 1, District 2, and District 5 are contested.
Mountain Brook has three City Council seats up for election, District 1, District 3, and District 5, which are all contested.
Scottsboro only has two contested elections, City Council District 5 and Board of Education District 2.
Polls open at 7AM and close at 7PM.
Brent Wilson was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama and is the Owner and Chief Editor of BamaPolitics.com.