Municipal Elections

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Municipal Elections are held on 4th fourth Tuesday in August every 4 years. The registered voters residing in the City of Pelham elect a mayor and 5 city councilors. City officials are elected "at-large" or city-wide. Pelham is not divided into voting districts for municipal elections. The runoff election will be October 6, 2020 at the Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena. 

Candidates for Runoff October 6, 2020

Place 1 Place 3
Scott Christian Beth McMillan
David Coram Rick Wash

2020 Municipal Election Information

Voter Registration

Residents may check and/or update their voter registration and may download forms online at the Secretary of State's website. You may contact the Shelby County Board of Registrars at 669-3913 or visit their website. Voter Registration Forms are also available at the Pelham Public Library and Pelham City Hall. Residents must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years old to be an eligible voter.

County, State or National Elections - Absentee Ballot

Absentee ballot application forms for all county, state or national elections are available from the Absentee Election Manager (Shelby County Circuit Clerk Mary Harris) 205-669-3779 or can be downloaded from the Secretary of State's office.

A ballot or an application for a ballot can be returned in person only by the voter or be delivered by U.S. Mail. Ballots and applications cannot be delivered by a third party.