© 2019 by Black Voters Matter Fund, Inc.

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TUESDAY, October 8th, Montgomery will hold important city elections for mayor as well as some city council seats.

Steven Reed

  • Steven Reed has been a critic of voter ID laws and an advocate for protecting voting rights and expanding voter participation;

  • Believes in reducing crime by acknowledging the need for economic support and social services.

  • Wants to increase funding for public schools.

David Woods

  • David Woods, who supports discriminatory voter ID laws, has been complaining about so callled "election fraud", sounding very similar to Donald Trump

  • Has been running as a "law and order" candidate, and would expand current policing practices that harm the Black community.

  • Wants to fire teachers and supports private school policies that have hurt public schools where predominantly Black children attend.

Check your voter registration status. Click the link below. 

Need to find your polling place based on an address, click the link below. NOTE: The site will give you a polling place based on the address you enter, but will only be accurate if that is the address matched to your actual voter registration info.


  • Are you having a problem at the polling place?

  • Is your name not on the voter list? 

The ACLU is providing an election protection hotline: 334.420.1748.  Callers can leave a voicemail that will allow us to track their inquiry and follow-up on the complaint. This line will be checked throughout the day from 7a-7p, by their Staff Attorney.



Even if you've already voted, or even if you're NOT registered to vote, you can still help spread the word! Encourage 5 friends to vote! It will take you less than a minute.

1. Copy the text below:

Hey, we have an important election coming up on October 8th! I'm asking 5 friends/family to vote, and YOU'RE one of them! For more info about the issues (like policing and schools), go to http://bit.ly/bvmalabama

2. Paste it into a text message to a friend or family member and send it.

3. Then send it to four other friends. That's it! (For bonus points, you can also copy the text into a social media post!)