Election results for the City of Tuscaloosa Municipal election have been posted.
The final vote count retrieved from polling locations on March 2 are as follows:
Serena Fortenberry - 1,849
Martin Houston - 3,536
Walt Maddox - 7,017

City Council, District 1 (Runoff Called)
Que Chandler - 447
Katherine Waldon - 319
Matthew Wilson - 608
City Council, District 2
Raevan Howard - 711
Boris Hurst - 191
Paul W. Sanders Sr. - 384
Norma Young - 52
City Council, District 3
Norman Crow - 2,458
Matt Hood - 775
Bill Wright - 537
City Council, District 5
Sam Badger - 290
Kip Tyner - 1,221
City Council, District 6 (Runoff Called)
John Faile - 939
Eric Gaines - 572
Eddie Pugh - 860
City Council, District 7
Cassius Lanier - 749
Sonya McKinstry - 724

Board of Education, District 2
Deon Washington - 489
Kendra Williams - 801
Board of Education, District 3
Maycie Hartley - 531
Lesley Powell - 2,929


January 12 - January 26, 2021

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

March 2, 2021

Election Day

April 13, 2021

Runoff Election Day

May 17, 2021

Assumption of Office for All Officials

Absentee Ballots

Paper absentee ballots can be obtained in the City Clerk’s office, City Hall 2201 University Blvd. Download a PDF

Applications are due by April 8 at 5 p.m.
Ballots are due by April 12 at 5 p.m.

Ballots may be mailed, or delivered to the City Clerk’s Office:
- Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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 1
(TDOT) Building Auditorium
1000 28th Avenue

District 6
Belk Activity Center
2101 Bowers Park Drive

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


Serena Fortenberry 
Martin Houston
Walt Maddox

City Council, District 1
Que Chandler
Katherine Waldon
Matthew Wilson
City Council, District 2
Raevan Howard
Boris Hurst
Paul W. Sanders Sr.
Norma Young
City Council, District 3
Norman Crow
Matt Hood
Bill Wright

City Council, District 4
Lee Busby
City Council, District 5
Sam Badger
Kip Tyner
City Council, District 6 
John Faile
Eric Gaines
Eddie Pugh
City Council, District 7
Cassius Lanier
Sonya McKinstry

Chair, Board of Education
Eric M. Wilson

Board of Education, District 1
Karen Thompson-Jackson

Board of Education, District 2
Deon Washington
Kendra Williams
Board of Education, District 3
Mayci Hartley
Lesley Powell
Board of Education, District 4
Patrick Hamner
Board of Education, District 5
Erica Grant

Board of Education, District 6
Marvin Lucas

Board of Education, District 7
Erskine Simmons


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