Alabama Senate Primary Special Elections - August 15, 2017

LWVAL Alabama Voter Guide for
U.S. Senate Special Election
is now online at

Read the LWVAL's
media release.

It's official! LWV's respected election information website WWW.VOTE411.ORG now has the information for which Alabama voters have been waiting. Visit now to find your polling place, check voting hours, learn about the 16 Democratic and Republican candidates seeking election to the Alabama US Senate seat, and read tips about voting in Alabama. is supported by our Education Fund. We never support or oppose any candidate or political party. Read the candidates' biographical information and answers to our voter guide questions. Visit today, learn about the U.S. Senate Special Election, learn about the candidates, register to vote by July 31, and make your voice heard at the polls on August 15, 2017!

Mark your calendar with the following important election dates.

  • July 31 - Voter registration deadline. Register online here.
  • August 10 - Last day for voter to make application for an absentee ballot.
  • August 14 - Last day for voter to hand-deliver or postmark an absentee ballot.*

*Except for persons casting absentee ballots pursuant to the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA voters). For those voters, ballot receipt deadline is August 23. Ballot must be postmarked no later than Election Day.


Upcoming Events

Lunch Meeting

Please join us Tuesday, August 1st, for our monthly LWVGT meeting at the Hotel Capstone.  Pick up your soup/salad/potato at 11:30 in the Bistro (cost $11), and carry your plate across the hall to the Governors Room.  The program will begin promptly at noon.


News Updates

Thanks for Marching – Here’s What’s Next!

On January 21, 2017 millions of women and men around the world turned out to make our voices heard. The Women's March was an historic day that brought attention to important issues - but our work is just beginning. Here are some actions you can take RIGHT NOW to make a difference in your community and beyond.

Lawsuit Challenges Voter Registration Restriction

"The League of Women Voters of the U.S. and its Alabama, Georgia and Kansas affiliates filed suit today in federal district court to stop the recent illegal action by the Executive Director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) that allows these states to restrict voter registration." Read the press release.

2017 Voting Resources

 How can I register to vote or change my address? Download the Alabama Voter Registration form.

Find you polling place

Alabama Photo Voter ID Guide

Legislator Information Sheet

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