2021 Birmingham municipal election
The 2021 Birmingham municipal election is a municipal election that will be held on August 24, 2021 to fill the positions of Mayor of Birmingham and all nine seats on the Birmingham City Council and Birmingham Board of Education.
It will be the third concurrent ballot for Mayor and City Council after the election cycle for Mayor was changed by state law in 2010. The official qualification period for candidates is between June 25, 2020 and July 10, 2021. Runoff elections, if necessary, will be held on October 5, 2021. The certification / canvassing of election results will occur on August 31, 2021.
The 2021 Birmingham municipal election will be the first elections held after the 2020 census-directed redistricting.
- Randall Woodfin (incumbent)
- Steven Hoyt (current Birmingham City Council representative for District 8)
- Lashunda Scales
- Darryl Williams
- Chris Woods
Board of Education
Randall Woodfin announced his re-election campaign for the Mayor's office on August 25, 2020. Steven Hoyt, current District 8 representative, and Darryl Williams, announced their bids for the Mayor’s office during the week of August 24, 2020. Chris Woods announced his candidacy on January 13, 2021, followed by Lashunda Scales on Martin Luther King Jr Day, January 18.
- Wright, Barnett (September 8, 2020) "Randall Woodfin raises $270K – in one week – for second term as Birmingham Mayor" The Birmingham Times
- Committee to Elect Randall Woodfin. Campaign Finance Report Filings. Jefferson County Probate Court (August–October 2020)
- John Hilliard. Campaign Finance Report Filings. Jefferson County Probate Court (September–October 2020)
- Garrison, Greg (January 13, 2021) "Chris Woods runs for mayor, blames Woodfin for ‘riots’." The Birmingham News
- Taylor, Drew (January 18, 2021) "Jefferson County Commissioner Lashunda Scales running for mayor of Birmingham." CBS42.com