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Alabama Voting Guide

Welcome to FindLaw's Alabama Voting Guide. Here, we will answer questions about your eligibility to vote, voter registration, absentee ballots, how to find your polling place, what to bring to the polls, accommodations, and what to do if you see illegal activity at the polls.

Am I eligible to vote in Alabama?

To vote in Alabama's elections, you must:

  • Be 18 years old
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be a resident of the state
  • Present photo identification

Citizens of Alabama may not vote if:

  • They have a felony conviction that bars them from voting
  • A court has declared them mentally incompetent

Where Do I Vote?

Your residence determines where you go to vote in Alabama

How to Register in Alabama

There are several ways to register to vote in Alabama. This includes registering:

In Person

Visit the Board of Registrars in the county where you live.

Over the Phone

Call the voter hotline: 1-800-274-8683. Request a voter registration form.


You can submit a registration electronically on the Alabama Secretary of State's website.

By Mail

Send the mail-in voter registration form to your county's board of registrars. 

Alabama Voting Resources

Your Vote Counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.


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