Municipal elections are held quadrennially on the fourth Tuesday in August. The next City election for the office of Mayor and for five City Council positions will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020.
Everyone will vote at one polling place: The Craig Henderson Building of the First Baptist Church 714 4th. Street. The polling place will be opened at 7:00am and closed at 7:00pm. If a run-off is necessary for the Mayor position then a run-off election will be held on October 6, 2020.
The organizational meeting for the new administration will be held on Monday, November 2, 2020.
In order to be a qualified elector of the municipality, a person must have resided within the municipality for at least 30 days prior to the election. Section 11-46-22, Code of Alabama 1975.
Voters must be registered a minimum of 14 days prior to the election. If you have moved or had a name change, please update your information prior to this deadline. Registration and updates may be done on-line at www.alabamavotes.gov or forms may be obtained at City Hall, Pleasant Grove Public Library, any Courthouse or any State-Aid agency.
Municipal Election Official
Candidates for municipal office must be registered voters (qualified electors) in the City on the date the qualification papers are filed, and must have resided within the city limits for ninety (90) days prior to the date of the election, and must remain a resident of the city during the term of office.
Candidates may qualify to run for office not earlier than Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. (§11-46-22, Code of Alabama, 1975) nor later than Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (§11-46-25, Code of Alabama, 1975).
A Statement of Candidacy must be filed along with a qualification fee of $50.00 for the position of mayor or for a city council position, or an affidavit of indigency may be filed.