ALABAMA (WHNT) — Candidates in several races across Alabama will face off in runoff elections today, after failing to gain a majority during the May 24 primaries.
In Alabama, it is required that each electoral candidate must receive at least 50% + 1 vote to win in a primary election.
The primary runoff election will be held today. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Absentee voting began on May 25 and the deadlines for returning by hand or mail can be found here.
WHNT News 19 is Your Local Election Headquarters. We’re taking action to make sure you’re an informed voter by providing sample ballots for each county in North Alabama.
According to a 2017 Alabama law, a person who voted in one political party’s primary election may not vote in the opposing party’s runoff election. For example, if you voted in the Republican primary on May 24 then you are only allowed to vote in the Republican runoff election today.
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