municipal election

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Along with Mayor William Bell, incumbent City Council members Kim Rafferty and Johnathan Austin have lost their seats, based on Tuesday's unofficial results. Read more

Woodfin & Bell 9-8-17

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Both men largely stuck to their stump speeches, with Bell trumpeting downtown revitalization and other projects, and Woodfin saying that the mayor has neglected the city's other neighborhoods. Read more


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Jesse Chambers

At least six incumbent city council members will be keeping their seats, according to unofficial results. Read more

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

School board member Randall Woodfin was the top vote-getter in the mayoral race in the Birmingham municipal election on Aug. 22 Read more

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Erica Techo

Candidates Mayor William Bell, Chris Woods and Randall Woodfin addressed questions from the audience of the debate as well as questions submitted via social media. Read more

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The candidates in the Aug. 22 city election debated in front of a large crowd at Woodlawn United Methodist Church on Friday, July 14. Read more


Birmingham’s municipal election, scheduled for Aug. 22, comes at an interesting point in the city’s history. Read more