2020 Northport Municipal Elections
Please Note - General Election Polling Places
Please be aware that General Election Polling Places may be different than Municipal Election Polling Places. Please visit https://myinfo.alabamavotes.gov/voterview to verify your polling place for the General Election that will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Scroll down to "Polling Place Search" to verify your voting location.
OFFICIAL Results of 2020 City of Northport Municipal Elections
October 6, 2020 - Winners from the runoff election for Mayor and District 4 will be posted after all election results are in. Winners are in bold.
Herndon - 58.90% - 1909
Phillips - 41.10% - 1332
Daughtery - 47.74% - 476
Dykes - 52.26% - 521
Winners for August 25, 2020, are in bold, and there will be runoff elections for Mayor and District 4 and the candidates are in bold-italics. Run-off elections for council and mayor will be held October 6th.
Blackburn - 15.8% - 658
Herndon - 46.58% - 1940
Phillips - 37.62% - 1567
Bobo - 69.49 - 467
Crawford - 30.51% - 205
Logan - 48.13% - 244
Washington - 51.87% - 263
Booth - 41.39% - 286
Chandler - 5.93% - 41
Hinton - 52.68% - 364
Daughtery - 37.82% - 399
Dykes - 40.95% - 432
Randolph - 21.23% - 224
Fondren - 29.62% - 356
Hogg - 70.38% - 846
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.
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. Additional links and information can be found at the bottom of this page.
Official Candidate List
|Name||Office of Candidacy||Date of Qualification|
|Christy Bobo||District 1||07/07/2020|
|David Crawford||District 1||07/13/2020|
|Jay Logan||District 2||07/08/2020|
|Woodrow Washington||District 2||07/08/2020|
|Billy Booth||District 3||07/08/2020|
|Franklin Chandler, Jr.||District 3||07/21/2020|
|Dr. John Hinton||District 3||07/07/2020|
|Dr. Ken Randolph||District 4||07/20/2020|
|Jamie Dykes||District 4||07/15/2020|
|Michael Daugherty||District 4||07/07/2020|
|Jeff Hogg||District 5||07/07/2020|
|Randy Fondren||District 5||07/07/2020|
Northport Municipal Election Polling Locations
For information on which Council District you live in please visit http://northportgis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=d2cf0decfef3459cb59c6b143290471c. This link is for citizens who live within city limits and verifies their polling place for municipal elections only.
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
City of Northport Maps
- 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")
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
Absentee Application Information
If you are unable to vote in person you may download an Absentee Application at https://www.sos.alabama.gov/sites/default/files/voter-pdfs/absentee/MuniAbsenteeAppFillable.pdf. Please complete the application and submit it with your proper voter ID to:City of Northport ATTN: Carrie Cameron, Absentee Election Manager 3500 McFarland Blvd Northport, AL 35476
Citizens who vote by Absentee Ballot will need to remember the following dates:
- August 20 - Last day for voters to apply for a regular Absentee Ballot.
- August 24 - Last day for voters to apply for an Emergency Absentee Ballot.
- August 25 - Deadline for returning Absentee Ballots by mail, or an Emergency Absentee Ballot for a registered voter requiring emergency treatment by a licensed physician within 5 days of the election is 12:00 noon.
- August 26 - Deadline for the Absentee Election Manager to notify voters whose Absentee Ballots have become provisional due to the inspector's personal knowledge that the voter was not eligible to vote by mailing a copy of the challenge statement of the inspector by the day after the election.
- August 28 - Last day, no later than 5:00 p.m., for an absentee voter who was required to provide identification but failed to provide it before the election to submit identification to the Board of Registrars in order to have the vote counted.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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)
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
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