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.
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- 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
- Who is on the ballot?
- Are there any upcoming candidate forums in my area?
- What ballot initiatives will I be voting on?
- What do I need to do before Election Day?
- How do I restore my voting rights?
- What are my rights when I vote?
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.
- Handout: 2018 Voter Guide [PDF]
- Infographic: Road to the 2018 Midterms [PNG]
- Infographic: I'm Ready to Be a Voter [PNG]
- Infographic: Crossover Voting in Alabama [PNG]
- Infographic: While You Are Voting [PNG]
Page last revised: November 15, 2018