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Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox Re-Elected to Fifth Term
The Tuscaloosa native won in every one of Tuscaloosa's districts, earning 58% of the total vote.
Last-Minute Thoughts from Tuscaloosa's City Council Candidates
Tuscaloosa City Council candidates spoke at length about some of the key issues in their districts ahead of the 2021 municipal election in a public forum.
Tuscaloosa Mayor's Race: Where Candidates Stand on Key Issues
The 2021 municipal election will be held Tuesday -- here's a short primer showing where your three mayoral candidates stand on key issues facing the city of Tuscaloosa.
Volunteer Poll Watchers Needed for Tuesday's Municipal Election
The Southern Poverty Law Center is calling for volunteers to watch the polls during Tuscaloosa's municipal elections Tuesday.
Sen. Allen Walks Back on Bill to Rename Cousette Drive for Saban
Gerald Allen proposed a bill to rename a Tuscaloosa street for Nick Saban – however, he chose the recently-named Dornell Cousette Drive.
Polling Location Change Impacts Tuscaloosa District 7
With recent changes to a local polling location, knowing the correct spot to cast your vote is imperative to an efficient voting plan.
Applications for Municipal Election Absentee Ballots Now Open
Tuscaloosa residents can now officially apply for an absentee ballot in the 2021 municipal election.
Three Newcomers Challenge Incumbent Howard for District 2 Seat
The Tuscaloosa Thread spoke with each of the 4 candidates running for the District 2 seat about their background, policies, and the key issues facing Tuscaloosa.
Tuscaloosa Entrepreneur to Challenge McKinstry in District 7
As qualifications for the Tuscaloosa City Council Municipal Elections concluded last week, candidate Cassius Lanier and incumbent Councilor Sonya McKinstry will be the only two contenders for the District 7 seat.