Election Day: August 25, 2020. All municipal elections are held at the Columbiana Recreation Building at 194 Washington Street, Columbiana. The polls will be open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm on August 25, 2020.
Candidates may begin qualifying to run for municipal office at City Hall beginning July 7, 2020 at 8:00 am. All candidates must file a Statement of Economic Interests form with the Alabama Ethics Commission in order to appear on the ballot. Last day to qualify to run for municipal office is July 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
For questions regarding the Statement of Economic Interests, please contact the Alabama Ethics Commission at 334-242-2997.
For questions regarding Fair Campaign Practices Act, please contact the Alabama Secretary of State’s Office at (334) 242-7210 or (800) 274-8683.
City Hall hours during the qualifying period of July 7, 2020 till July 21, 2020 will be Monday – Friday, 8:00 am till 5:00 pm.
Qualification of Candidates:
- Resident of the City of Columbiana City Limits for at least 90 days prior to election day.
- Registered Voter.
- Filed a Statement of Economic Interest Form with the Alabama Ethics Commission.
- Filed a Statement of Candidacy with the City Clerk and pay $50 qualifying fee (during the qualifying period listed above).
- Filed Fair Campaign Practices Act Forms (FCPA) with the Probate Judge.
To register to vote please contact the Board of Registrar’s Office or register online at the link here: Shelby County Board of Registrar’s Office. Please call 205-669-3913.
The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
Each Municipal Absentee Ballot Application must be returned to City Hall in person by the applicant or mailed to City Hall in separate envelopes to the following address:
Charlene Tucker, City Clerk
City of Columbiana
107 Mildred Street
Columbiana, AL 35051