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City of Talladega Blog

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Candidates for mayor, city council and school board

Candidates for mayor, city council and school board

(Talladega, AL) On Tuesday, August 22, 2023, Talladegans will vote to elect a mayor, a council member for each ward, and a school board member for each ward.  All registered and qualified electors of the state, who reside within the corporate limits of the City of Talladega, and have resided therein for 30 days or more immediately preceding the date of the election, will be authorized to participate in the city’s election of municipal officers.

The polls will open at 7:00 am and close at 7:00 pm at the following polling sites:  B.N. Mabra Recreation Center (Ward 1), Brecon Recreation Center (Ward 2), Spring Street Recreation Center (Wards 3 and 4) and Bemiston Recreation Center (Ward 5) per Ordinance No. 1789 adopted December 15, 2014.  If necessary, a run-off election will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2023.

Voters must be registered at least 14 days prior to the election in order to cast a vote.  A list of registered voters will be posted on the City’s website (, at the Armstrong-Osborne Public Library, and at the Water Department lobby at 100 Court Street starting July 18, 2023.  Absentee ballot applications can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 255 South St. West or at the Alabama Secretary of State website (



Michael R. Martin

Ashton Hall

Vann Caldwell

Jerry G. Cooper

Ward 1

Erica P. Graham

Steve Dickerson

George Adams

Ward 2

Tony Draper

Vickey Robinson Hall

Ward 3

Joe Power

Hugh Sims

Ward 4

Terry McKee

Betty C. Spratlin

Ward 5

Martha Jordan

Darius J. Williams

Howard Williams III (Trae)


Dixie Sanders Bonner

Sandra Beavers

Duane Player


Kelly Adams

Allison Edwards


Jake Montgomery


Chuck Roberts


Megan C. Carpenter

James Braswell