2020 Northport Municipal Elections
The City of Northport operates under the Mayor-Council form of government. Under this system, the City Council appoints a City Administrator who acts as the chief administrative officer of the City government. The City Council and Mayor are elected every four (4) years in a nonpartisan election held within the city limits of Northport. The city is divided up into 5 council districts and each district elects one resident of that district to sit as a City Council member. Elections are held in August with possible runoffs held in October of the election year. For more information on the Duties of the Mayor and Council please visit https: //files.cityofnorthport.org/media/7245398_14-duties-of-the-mayor-and-council-2020.pdf.
This page will serve as the 2020 Municipal Election Headquarters for general election information for the 2020 Municipal Elections, as well as information about qualifying and running as a candidate for Mayor or City Council. We will also post full election results for all six races after the election.
The 2020 Municipal Elections will take place on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Polls will be open in each of the five Council Districts from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
If you are not registered to vote, please visit the Alabama Votes - Voter Registration page to either register electronically or to download the Voter Registration Form to register by mail. https://www.sos.alabama.gov/alabama-votes/voter/register-to-vote
For general Alabama election information, including absentee ballots, please visit https://www.sos.alabama.gov/alabama-votes.
Important Dates for the 2020 Municipal Elections
- August 25, 2020 - City of Northport Election
- July 7, 2020 - First day to qualify
- July 21, 2020 - Last day to qualify
- October 6, 2020 - Run-Off Election, if needed
Election Manager & Committee
The City Administrator of the City of Northport acts as the election manager for municipal elections. The City Council can name by Resolution a "disinterested party" to perform the duties of Election Manager if they so choose.
At the June 22, 2020 City Council meeting, the following Election Committee was appointed by Resolution No. 20-47:
- Whitney Dubose - Election Manager & Chairperson
- Carrie Cameron - Absentee Election Manager
- Darren McGee
- Kim Braughton
- Jordan Brown
- Julie Ramm
- Warren H. McCollum - Mayor's designee
- Ron Davis - Ex-Officio
Frequency of Elections
Section 11-46-21, Code of Alabama 1975 provides that regular municipal elections in cities and towns shall be held on the fourth Tuesday in August 1984 and quadrennially thereafter.
The next municipal election will be held on August 25, 2020.
Special elections may be called by the City Council and are held on dates set forth in the Code of Alabama.
The City of Northport Mayor and City Council members are directly elected to serve a four-year term. The current term expires on the first Monday in November 2020.
What Every Potential Candidate Should Know About Municipal Government - https://files.cityofnorthport.org/media/7245399_15-what-every-candidate-should-know-about-municipal-government-112019-edition.pdf
Municipal Election Calendar - https://alalm.org/Assets/Files/2020%20Elections%20Calendar%20for%20Web.pdf
Information relating to City elections, campaign disclosure, and economic interest is available at Northport City Hall. You may also reach us by phone at (205) 339-7000 or by emailing [email protected].
Northport Municipal Election Polling Locations
District 1: Northport Civic Center - 3500 McFarland Blvd. Northport, AL 35476
District 2: New Zion Missionary Baptist Church - 1317 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Northport, AL 35476
District 3: Indian Lake Baptist Church - 3815 Watermelon Road Northport, AL 35473
District 4: Northport Public Safety Facility Building - 3721 26th Avenue Northport, AL 35473
District 5: Flatwoods Baptist Church - 4520 70th Avenue Northport, AL 35473
Adopted at the November 18, 2019 Council Meeting - Resolution No. 19-127
Candidacy and Qualification Information
|Full Legal Name||Office of Candidacy||Date of Qualification|
|John Robert Hinton||District 3||07/07/2020|
|Michael Patrick Daugherty||District 4||07/07/2020|
|Johnny Dale Phillips||Mayor||07/07/2020|
|Jeffrey Shane Hogg||District 5||07/07/2020|
|Christy Diane Bobo||District 1||07/07/2020|
|Charles Randall Fondren||District 5||07/07/2020|
|David Robert Herndon||Mayor||07/07/2020|
|Javaris Logan||District 2||07/08/2020|
|Billy Clayton Booth||District 3||07/08/2020|
|Woodrow Washington III||District 2||07/08/2020|
City of Northport Maps
For information on which Council District you live in please click on the link below and enter your address.
- The City of Northport with all Council Districts (24" x 36")
- City Council District 1 (8.5" x 11")
- City Council District 2 (8.5" x 11")
- City Council District 3 (8.5" x 11")
- City Council District 4 (8.5" x 11")
- City Council District 5 (8.5" x 11")
Helpful Municipal Election Links
Alabama Ethics Commission - www.ethics.alabama.gov
Alabama League of Municipalities - https://alalm.org/MunicipalElectionInformation.aspx
FCPA: Fair Campaign Practices Act-FCPA FILE WITH COUNTY PROBATE OFFICE
Campaign Advertising Guidelines - Campaign Advertising Guidelines (FCPA)/Filing Guidelines (FCPA)
Helpful Secretary of State Links
Candidate Resources: https://www.sos.alabama.gov/alabama-votes/candidates/candidate-resources
Elections Information: http://www.alabamavotes.gov/
Voter's Guide: Alabama Voter Guide 2020