Election Information

Elections to Comply with State Laws

General and special municipal elections, held in the city, shall be conducted in a manner pursuant to the provisions of Section 11-46-1, Code of Alabama 1975.

Qualifications of Candidates

Review the qualifications candidates must meet:

  • The clerk opens receipt of statements of candidacy at 8 am on the first Tuesday in July preceding the election.
  • In filing their statements of candidacy, the candidates certify that they are fully qualified to hold the respective offices for which they are candidates if elected thereto. Section 11-43-1, Code of Alabama 1975 provides that every mayor, councilmember and officer elected by the whole electorate of the city shall be a resident and qualified elector of the city and shall reside within the limits of the city during the term of office.
  • Council Members are required to reside, during their terms of office, within the limits of the wards/districts from which they were elected.
  • All candidates must have been residents of the municipality for at least 90 days prior to the election. Section 11-46-25, Code of Alabama 1975.
  • Candidates for election from wards must have been a resident of the ward they seek to serve for at least 90 days prior to the election. Section 11-43-63, Code of Alabama 1975.
  • The qualification fee for all candidates seeking election as mayor or council members shall be $50.
  • The official ballot shall not contain the name of any candidate who has not paid the qualifying fee, as herein provided.
  • The clerk closes out receipt of statements of candidacy at 5 pm on the third Tuesday in July preceding the election. This is the final day on which a candidate may qualify to run in the general municipal election in mayor-council cities and towns. Section 11-46-25, Code of Alabama 1975.

Where to Vote

District 1

  • Voting Place: Malcolm McNab Reeves Recreation Complex (Community Center)
    14 Community Drive

District 2

  • Voting Place: Sanford Street Gym
    420 Sanford Street

District 3

  • Voting Place: McCoo Complex
    School Street

District 4

  • Voting Place: Eufaula Water Works and Sewer Board
    840 W Washington Street

District 5

  • Voting Place: Bevill Center - Wallace College Campus
    3223 South Eufaula Avenue

Register to Vote

For more information, please contact the Barbour County Board of Registrars at 334-687-1585.

Election Documents