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Municipal runoff elections today in Auburn, Gadsden, Bessemer, Montgomery

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Voters go to the polls for municipal runoff elections today in Auburn, Gadsden, Bessemer, and Montgomery.

In the City of Auburn, there are municipal runoff elections for the offices of Mayor and for city council in Wards 2,4,5, and 6.

For Mayor of Auburn, City Councilman Ron Anders Jr is in a runoff election with David B. Hill.

For Auburn City Council Ward 2 Kelley Griswold is in a runoff with Todd D. Scholl. In Ward 4 Jim Ryan faces Brett Smith. In Ward 5 Steve Dixon faces Walter M. Northcutt. In Ward 6 Sarah Brown is in a runoff today with Bob Parsons.

In the City of Bessemer, there are municipal runoff election for the offices of city council and board of education.

In District 1 city council Jarvis Collier faces incumbent David Vance. In District 2 city council Kimberly Alexander faces incumbent Chester Porter. In District 3 city council incumbent Cynthia Stephenson-Donald faces Sarah Person.

For Bessemer Board of Education District 1 incumbent Claire Mitchell faces Amos Rembert Jr. In School Board District 5 Jerome Cook is in a runoff against Lula Walter. In School Board District 7 Lee Jones is in a runoff with Carolyn Hudson Wilson.

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In the City of Gadsden there is a municipal runoff election for both Mayor and city council District 5.

For Mayor of Gadsden incumbent Sherman Guyton faces challenger and current Etowah County Commissioner Carolyn Parker.

In Gadsden city council District 5, incumbent Billy Billingsley faces challenger Jason Wilson.

In the City of Montgomery there is special municipal runoff election for city council District 4 which was vacated in May when incumbent David “Coach” Burkette (D) won a special election for State Senate District 26.

For Montgomery City Council District 5 Audrey Graham faces Quartez “Dan” Harris. District 5 is in western Montgomery.

Remember that in order to participate in any Alabama election you must bring a valid photo-ID with you to the polls.

Polls will open at 7:00 am and close at 7:00 pm.

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(Original reporting by WVTM TV Channel 13, the Montgomery Advertiser, and the Gadsden Times contributed to this report.)

Brandon Moseley is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.

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