The 2018 Midterms is Alabama's next chance to vote. This statewide election will determine seats for local, state, and federal positions. Read more about Voting in the 2018 Midterms: What You Need to Know

Attending candidate forums, debates, and other in-person events is a great way to learn more about the individuals running for election in your district.

If you would like to have your event added to this page, please email Please note that we will only share events that are not partisan. 

Past Events

  • August 13, 2018 at 6pm - City of Auburn Mayoral and City Council Candidate Forum, Clarion Inn & Suites [Facebook]
  • August 14, 2018 at 6pm - Montgomery City Council District 4 Candidate Forum, Fortitude Foundation [Facebook]
  • August 16, 2018 at 6pm - Huntsville City Council Candidate Forum, Huntsville-Madison Library Main Branch [Facebook]
  • August 16, 2018 at 6pm - Town Hall Candidate Forum for Alabama House District 3, Southside Center for the Arts [Facebook]
  • August 16, 2018 at 5:30pm - Political Candidate Forum for Gadsden Municipal Election, Gadsden City High School [Facebook]
  • August 16, 2018 at 5:30pm - State Representative Town Hall Forum for District 81, Valley National Bank [Facebook]
  • September 11, 2018 at 6pm - Alabama Political Forum for Democratic and Republican Candidates, First Missionary Baptist Church [Facebook]
  • September 23, 2018 at 5pm - Political Debate and Voter Education Forum for Jefferson County District Attorney and Sheriff, UAB Hill Student Center Ballroom B [Flyer]
  • October 2, 2018 at 6pm - Alabama State Conference NAACP Political Candidate Forum, St. Bartley PB Church in Huntsville [Flyer]
  • October 2, 2018 at 6:30pm - Tuscaloosa Candidate Forum for Probate Judge, Tax Assessor, and Circuit Clerk, Rast Room at the Bryant Conference Center [Tuscaloosa News]
  • October 9, 2018 at 6pm - North Huntsville Community United for Action's Political Candidates Forum for Attorney General, State Supreme Court, State Senate, and State School Districts, Union Hill P.B. Church [Facebook
  • October 9, 2018 at 6:30pm - Tuscaloosa Candidate Forum for House of Representatives and Senate, Rast Room at the Bryant Conference Center [Tuscaloosa News]
  • October 16, 2018 at 7pm - Faith Votes: District Attorney Forum, Southside C.M.E. Church in Birmingham [Facebook]

Frequently Asked Questions

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • October 22, 2018 - Voter registration deadline for general election

  • November 1, 2018 - Last day to apply for an absentee ballot for the general election

  • November 5, 2018 - Last day for voter to hand-deliver or postmark an absentee ballot

  • November 6, 2018 - Statewide General Election


We have also created resources to help inform Alabamians about voting in the 2018 midterms. 

Page last revised: November 15, 2018