Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to vote in Alabama, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
Birmingham and Mobile are holding municipal elections on August 24th, and there are many other special and local elections throughout 2021 in Alabama.
Your voter registration application must be postmarked, hand delivered, or submitted online by 15 days prior to your election date. You can vote in person with an absentee ballot at your county courthouse through the absentee ballot request deadline, on Election Day, or vote by mail with an excuse in Alabama.
Your polling place hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Congressional, state and local contests may be on the ballot.
Early Voting Dates: Based on Absentee Ballot Dates
You can vote in person with an absentee ballot at your county courthouse through the the absentee ballot request deadline. Be sure to bring valid photo ID.
To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot by the Thursday before Election Day. Include a copy of your photo ID with your application. Then, when you return your ballot by mail, it must be postmarked by the day before Election Day and received by Election Day at NOON. Or you can drop it off in person to your Absentee Elections Manager by 5 p.m. on the day before Election Day.
When you return your ballot, it must include an affidavit that is affidavit is notarized or has the signatures of two witnesses and a copy of your photo ID. For more information or to track your ballot, contact your county's Absentee Election Manger.
The absentee voting request period opens on Jan. 1st for each calendar year. You’ll need to give an excuse to vote via absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.