Alabama general elections are held on the first Tuesday in November of every even-numbered year . If a victory margin is within 0.5 percent, an automatic recount will take place unless the defeated candidate waives his or her right to the recount.
The people are Blount County are served by a Circuit Court, District Court, Probate Court and three Municipal Courts.
Primary elections in years without a presidential primary are held on the first Tuesday in June. Candidates can only qualify for one party. The winners from each party proceed to a general election in November.
Political parties can make rules restricting who participates in primaries, and residents can only vote in a single party's primary.