2008 Shelby County municipal elections

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2008 Shelby County municipal elections were held August 26, 2008 in several Shelby County cities and towns. On the day of the election remnants of the weather system that made landfall as Tropical Storm Fay were lingering over the region.

To see other Birmingham-area municipalities participating in the state-wide elections, see 2008 municipal elections.

Alabaster

Calera

The 2008 results for Calera were not approved by the U.S. Justice Department because the city had redrawn its districts without proper approval. A new election was finally held for mayor and six, at-large council seats on November 10, 2009.

Chelsea

Columbiana

  • Mayor: Incumbent Allan Lowe garnered the most votes (469) with Gregg Rushton coming in second with 430, necessitating a runoff. Three-term councilman Danny Kelley took 78 votes. In preliminary runoff results only 5 votes separated the candidates while 9 provisional ballots remained to be reviewed.

Harpersville

Helena

Indian Springs Village

Montevallo

Pelham

Vincent

Westover

Wilsonville

Wilton

References

  • "Candidates seek municipal offices" (July 3, 2008). Birmingham News.
  • Gordon, Robert K. (July 16, 2008). "Mayoral exits intriguing races in Jefferson, Shelby." Birmingham News.
  • "Candidates seek municipal offices" (July 16, 2008). Birmingham News.
  • "Election Results from Tuesday" (August 26, 2008). ShelbyCountyReporter.com. Accessed August 27, 2008.