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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Upcoming Events

  • 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
  • October 9, 2018 at 6:30pm - Tuscaloosa Candidate Forum for Board of Education, House of Representatives, and Senate, Rast Room at the Bryant Conference Center

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]


CALL 334-420-1748. If you have a complaint about voting on Election Day, call our hotline to leave a message or submit a comment online. This is not intended to offer assistance or legal advice. 

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: August 6, 2018

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