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Register to Vote

Requirements
  • 18 Years of Age

  • U. S. Citizen

  • Resident of Russell County

  • Never convicted of a felony

    • unless rights have been restored

  • Not declared mentally incompetent

Registering and Voting in Alabama
  • Registration is not by political party.
  • Only in Primary Elections must you declare your party at the polls.
  • In the November General Election you may vote for any candidate on the ballot - you can either vote a straight party ticket or a split ticket.
  • You must register to vote and make name or address changes in writing 14 days before an election.
  • When you move from another county or state, you must re-register.
  • You must vote at the polling place assigned to you in your precinct.
  • All polling places in Russell County are open from 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. (C.S.T.) 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. (E.S.T.) on Election Day.
You may register at:
  • The Board of Registrars, Russell County Courthouse, 1000 Broad Street, Phenix City, Alabama 36867.
  • All City Halls.
  • Public Libraries.
  • Armed Forces Recruiting Stations.
  • You may also register when applying for: State of Alabama Driver's License or Aid to Dependent Children, Food Stamps, WIC, Medicaid, or Rehabilitation Services.
  • A postcard registration form may be obtained by calling the Russell County Board of Registrars at 334-298-1443, the State Office of Voter Registration 334-242-4337 or the Office of Secretary of State, 1-800-274-VOTE (8683).
  • You may complete, print and sign Voter Registration Form for use if you have never before registered to vote or if you are presently registered in another Alabama county or another state.
  • Alabama law requires that all Voter Registration forms have original signatures. The completed form may not be faxed.
  • Voter registration forms must be filled out completely and returned to the Russell County Board of Registrars, Russell County Courthouse, 1000 Broad Street, P. O. Box 700, Phenix City, Alabama 36868.
  • You will receive a Voter Registration ID Card listing your voting precinct and the location of your polling place.