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Unofficial 2016 Election Results for
Baldwin County
Jefferson County
Madison County
Mobile County

Official 2016 Election Results
The audit review required for certification of election results (state election result canvassing) takes place in the office each county judge of probate at 12:00 noon on the second Friday following the election. See the law: Alabama Code 17-12-15. When certified, results will be posted on this webpage.

Status of Provisional and Absentee Ballots
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LWVAL Publishes Study on Payday Loan Storefront Businesses in Alabama


“This report, the effort of LWVAL members around the state, attempts to provide the reader perspective from the major stake-holder groups involved in payday loans, including regulators, the payday loan industry and consumer protection organizations. It also looks at Alabama's and other states' experiences with payday loan regulation. It does not include online or car-title lending.” Read Payday Lending Stores in Alabama: Facts and Issues.
Published by the League of Women Voters of Alabama. August 2016.

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VOTE411.ORG IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR ALABAMA!

Vote411.org is the ”one-stop-shop" for election related information. Read candidate responses to relevant questions, get constitutional amendment referendum information, and see answers to your election process questions (registration, restoration of rights, absentee voting, and more). Get started by entering your address in the widget below, and create your ballot!

Volunteers needed to assess polling place accessibility


Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP) is looking for volunteers to fill out a short, simple questionnaire when they go to vote on March 1 in the primary election. Will you help? Find out more.

This program is endorsed by the League of Women Voters of Alabama. All voting citizens are welcome as volunteers and do not have to be a member of the LWV.
ALABAMA ELECTION CALENDAR ▪ OCT. 24 - Last day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election (NEW! online registration) ▪ NOV. 3 — Last day for voter to make application for an absentee ballot. ▪ NOV. 7 — Last day for voter to hand-deliver or postmark an absentee ballot. ▪ NOV. 8 — VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION! - Polls open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. ▪ NOV. 15 — Absentee UOCAVA ballot receipt deadline* * Absentee UOCAVA ballots must be postmarked no later that Election Day. PHOTO Voter ID is now required to vote in Alabama. Do you have qualifying ID? Find out more here. The Secretary of State's mobile photo voter ID units occasionally tour the state to provide free photo voter ID for those who qualify. Here are the scheduled visits. Photo voter ID can also be obtained in the office of your county's Board of Registrars. ************ QUESTIONS ON ELECTION DAY? See information below or call: YOUR COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRARS OR AL SECRETARY OF STATE ELECTIONS DIV. @ 1-800-274-8683 OR LWVAL @ 205 871-8194 ALABAMA REGISTRATION AND ELECTION INFORMATION • Are you registered to vote? Are you sure? Check! • Register to vote online. NEW! • Download an Alabama Voter Registration Form for mailing (Also can be used to update your address or change of name.) See all locations where you can register or change your registration information in person. • Can you vote absentee? • Apply for an absentee ballot. • Find your polling place. (Note these recent Jefferson Co. voting precinct changes) • What are the acceptable forms of Voter ID (ACCEPTABLE PHOTO ID is required to vote with certain exceptions.) Get the detailed Photo Voter ID Guide. • Follow the money! Online Campaign Finance System. Get contribution/financial reports for state and federal candidates and political action committees PACs). • How to get former felon voting rights restored. Also, see this brochure from the Alabama ACLU. • Know your voting rights as established by the Help America Vote (HAVA) Act of 2002. • See sample ballots. • Election Officials - Get contact information for your Board of Registrars, Circuit Clerk, Absentee Election Manager, and Probate Judge (Chief Election Officer of your county). Get more election information from the AL Secretary of State. • Download the Alabama 2016 Voter Guide • Download the Alabama Photo Voter ID Guide • Visit the AL Secretary of State's websites here and here. Other Election Resources • Your County Board of Registrars • Your County Absentee Election Manager • Your County Probate Judge (Chief Election Officer) • AL Secretary of State - Elections Division - 1-800-274-8683 • Alabama Votes • LWVAL 205 871-8194  IMPORTANT NEW VOTING REQUIREMENT! PHOTO Voter Identification is required to vote.  In order to vote in Alabama you will be required to show a valid PHOTO VOTER ID at the polls or, if voting absentee, you will be required to include a copy of a valid voter photo ID with your absentee ballot (UNLESS you are voting absentee due to AGE OR DISABILITY and your polling place is not accessible.*) If you do not have valid photo ID, you may get one for free at the Secretary of State's office in Montgomery or at the office of your county Board of Registrars. Only specific types of photo ID are acceptable for voting. These are the types of acceptable photo ID: • Valid Alabama Driver’s License • „ Valid Alabama Nondriver ID • „ Valid Alabama Photo Voter ID Card • „ Valid State Issued ID (Alabama or any other state) • „ Valid Federal issued ID • „ Valid US passport • „ Valid Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County, Municipality, Board or other entity of this state • „ Valid student or employee ID from a public or private college or university in the State of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools) • „ Valid student or employee ID issued by a state institution • of higher learning in any other state • „ Valid Military ID • „ Valid Tribal ID *IMPORTANT EXCEPTION: Are you unable to go to the polls to vote due to your age (at least 65 years of age) or disability and your polling place is not accessible, and for that reason you qualify to vote absentee? If so, you are not required to include a copy of a photo ID with your absentee ballot. Simply check on your absentee envelope that you are voting absentee due to age or disability. For more information about this exception to the voter photo ID requirement, see pages 11-12 of the Alabama Photo Voter ID Guide. Where can I get a FREE Alabama Photo Voter ID? A voter may obtain a free Alabama photo voter ID card at the following locations: • „AL Secretary of State’s office, 600 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36130. Phone 334-242-7210 or 1-800-274-8683 • County „Board of Registrars offices • or at an Alabama Mobile Photo Voter ID Unit traveling the state according to this schedule. Here is official information about the law from the Alabama Secretary of State's Office. • Alabama Photo Voter ID Guide - What is acceptable ID? How can you get an ID if you don't have one? • Alabama Photo Voter Identification Mobile ID Schedule and Locations Sorry, the Photo Voter ID Mobile Unit is no longer touring the state, but you can still get a free AL Photo Voter ID at your county board of registrars or at the office of the Secretary of State in Montgomery. • Rules for Administration and Implementation of the Photo Voter Identification Law - Get in-depth information about the law and how it was implemented in Alabama. -- Top --