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Election 2020: Latest results in battleground states

Donald Trump won Alabama, but what about the rest of the country?
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Get information you need for voting in Alabama in Election 2020.

ALABAMA, USA — Results are coming in from battleground states. See the latest here:

Georgia election results 2020

Pennsylvania election results 2020


Nevada election results 2020

Arizona election results 2020

North Carolina election results 2020

Polling locations are now closed in Alabama and election results are starting to come in.

Where is my voting location?

Click here to find (or verify) your polling place. It may have changed since the last election.

What time do the polls open in Alabama on election day?

Alabama polling locations are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. We asked the Alabama Secretary of State's office and they confirmed that IF YOU ARE IN LINE AT 7:00 p.m., you will still be allowed to vote.

What can I use for Alabama voter ID?

Alabama requires an acceptable form of ID for most voters in the state. 

According to the Secretary of States alabamavotes.gov website, this includes:

  • Valid Driver's License (not expired or has been expired less than 60 days)
  • Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Digital Driver's License
  • Valid Non-driver ID (not expired or has been expired less than 60 days)
  • Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Digital Non-driver ID
  • Valid Alabama Photo Voter ID
  • Valid State Issued ID (Alabama or any other state)     
    • Valid AL Department of Corrections Release- Temporary ID (Photo Required)
    • Valid AL Movement/Booking Sheet from Prison/Jail System (Photo Required)
    • Valid Pistol Permit (Photo Required)
  • Valid Federal Issued ID:
  • Valid US Passport
  • Valid Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County Government, Municipality, Board, Authority, or other entity of this st
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  • Valid student or employee ID from a college or university in the State of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools)
  • Valid Military ID
  • Valid Tribal ID

The voter must bring one of these photo IDs to the polls on Election Day or place a copy of the ID in absentee ballot materials.

A voter who is required to present valid photo identification but who does not do so will be allowed to vote a provisional ballot as provided for by law.

In addition, a voter who does not have a valid photo ID in his or her possession at the polls shall be permitted to vote if the individual is positively identified by two election officials as a voter on the poll list who is eligible to vote and the election officials sign a sworn affidavit so stating.

For more information, download the Alabama Photo Voter ID Guide.

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How can I report voter intimidation at a polling place?

If you see anything that appears to be voter intimidation at your precinct, you can report it to your local circuit clerk's office or to law enforcement. 

What if I see something that I think is wrong at my polling place?

Need to make a complaint about something you see or experience at a polling place? Click here.

You can report suspected voter fraud here.

Am I registered to vote in Alabama?

Check your voter status here.

What if my polling place says I'm not on their list?

The Secretary of State's office works with local election officials to see that voter rolls are correct and up-to-date. If there is an issue, however, and the voter’s name does not appear on the poll list, the poll workers will contact the county registrars to check the voter’s registration status. If there is a confirmed error, that voter may fill out a voter registration update form and then vote a provisional ballot. Learn more about provisional ballots here.

Where can I see my 2020 sample ballot?

2020 sample ballots by county are available here.

Where can I get more information on the 2020 election in Alabama?

Go to alabamavotes.gov.

If you're voting in-person and make a mistake on your ballot, you can request to spoil the ballot and receive a new one so that only the correct ballot will be counted.

If your name does not appear on the polling list, poll workers will contact the county registrars to check your voter registration status, according to the Secretary of State's Office. If there is a confirmed error, you may fill out a voter registration update form and vote via provisional ballot.

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