Municipal Election Information

2016 Athens Municipal Election Information


The City of Athens will hold municipal elections this year. All cities in the state follow this same schedule:
  • Qualifying: July 5 through July 19
  • Election Day: August 23 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Run-Off Election (if needed): October 4 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Newly Elected Officials Take Office: November 7

Register to Vote


If you need to register to vote, visit Alabama Votes Info site.

Key Dates for Registration


Here are key dates for those who have not yet registered to vote and want to vote in this election:
  • Last day to establish residency: May 25
  • Last day to register to vote: August 8
  • Absentee ballot application deadline: August 18
  • Last day to hand deliver or postmark absentee ballot: August 22