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Birmingham and Tuscaloosa voters head back to the polls


It's back to the polls from some voters in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa.

In Birmingham, there are two city council and board of education races up for grabs. Birmingham City Councilor Kim Rafferty will face off against challenger Rolanda Hollis for the District 2 seat. Marcus Lundy and Leroy Bandy will go head to head for the District 9 council seat being vacated by Roderick Royal. Six candidates are vying for 3 spots on the Birmingham Board of Education. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

In Tuscaloosa, two city council seats are up for grabs. In District 1, Councilman Bobby Howard faces a challenge from Burrell Odom. In District 6, Councilman Bob Lundell will try to hold off challenger Eddie Pugh.

Only two polling places are open in Tuscaloosa. If you live in District 1, you vote at the Tuscaloosa Department of Transportation. If you live in District 6, you go to Grace Church on Hargrove Road East. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Free cab rides are being offered to senior citizens who need a ride to vote today. Anyone over the age of 60 can call 222-2222 and a yellow cab operator will send a complimentary ride to their address.

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