City Council, District 7
Cassius Lanier - 872
Sonya McKinstry - 482


June 1 - June 15, 2021

Candidate Qualification Window; All interested candidates must contact the City Clerk’s Office

July 27, 2021

Election Day

September 7, 2021

Runoff Election Day

Absentee Ballots

Paper absentee applications can be obtained in the City Clerk’s office, City Hall 2201 University Blvd. Or download a PDF here.

Applications are due by July 22 at 5 p.m.
Ballots are due by July 26 at 5 p.m.

Ballots may be delivered by hand to the City Clerk’s Office Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Ballots may also be mailed. If an absentee ballot is returned by mail or commercial carrier it must be postmarked by July 26th and received by noon on the day of the election

Voter Registration Information 

Please contact the Tuscaloosa County Board of Registrars at
205-349-3870 ext. 8415 and located in Courthouse Annex at 2501 7th Street.


Polling Locations

District 7
East McFarland Baptist Church
6007 McFarland Blvd East

Regular Absentee Voting
City Clerk's Office
Tuscaloosa City Hall
2201 University Boulevard


City Council, District 7

Cassius Lanier
Sonya Y. McKinstry


The City Clerk

The City Clerk is the local elections administrator and coordinates with the County of Tuscaloosa and the City’s election consultant in the organization and conduct of Municipal Elections.

This includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Preparation of necessary resolutions calling General or Special Municipal Elections 
  • The coordination of the candidate qualifying process, ballot preparation 
  • Recruitment and training of election workers 
  • Canvassing of election results and subsequent certification


The City Clerk

For inquiries, please contact the city clerk’s office at 205-248-5010 or cityclerk@tuscaloosa.com