Election Manager

The City Clerk of the City of Madison acts as the election manager for municipal elections.

Frequency of Elections

Section 11-46-21, Code of Alabama 1975 provides that regular municipal elections in cities and towns shall be held on the fourth Tuesday in August 1984 and quadrennially thereafter.

The next municipal election will be held in 2020.

Special Elections

Special elections may be called by the City Council and are held on dates set forth in the Code of Alabama.


In Madison, the Mayor and Council members are directly elected to serve a four-year term.

Additional Information

Information relating to City elections, campaign disclosure, and economic interest is available at the City Clerk's Office, located in Madison City Hall. You may also reach us by phone at (256) 772-5610 or by email.