|Absentee Voting Update|
Following a vote of the Jefferson County Commission today, the Jefferson County Courthouses in downtown Birmingham and Bessemer will be open for the Jefferson County Absentee Election Managers to facilitate in-person absentee voting on Saturday, October 17, 2020 and Saturday, October24, 2020 between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. The Birmingham Division Absentee Election Manager is located on the Fifth Floor of the Main Courthouse in downtown Birmingham. The Bessemer Division Absentee Election Manager is located in the basement of the Bessemer Courthouse.
The Birmingham Division Absentee Election Manager cannot process applications or ballots for voters residing in the Bessemer Division, nor can the Bessemer Absentee Election Manager process applications or ballots for voters residing in the Birmingham Division. Voters who reside in the Bessemer Division must send absentee applications and return ballots to the Bessemer Courthouse; likewise, voters who reside in the Birmingham Division must send absentee applications to the Main Courthouse in downtown Birmingham, and return ballots by mail or in person there.