The City of Arab holds regular municipal elections every four years to elect a Mayor and City Council. The elections take place on the fourth Tuesday in August. Runoff elections are held on the sixth Tuesday following a regular election, if required. Mayor and Council that are elected during regular elections shall assume their duties on the first Monday in November.

The City Clerk is responsible for coordinating municipal elections.

The Next

Municipal Election 

Year is 2020.

Polling Location
The polling location for municipal and
other elections for all residences inside
Arab City Limits is:

Arab Senior Center
800 North Main Street
Arab, Alabama 35016
Tel: (256) 586-6960

Absentee Ballot:
To request an Absentee Ballot during an election, contact the City Clerk’s office
at (256) 586-3544.

Municipal Candidates:
To inquire about qualifying as a candidate for
a municipal election, contact the City Clerk’s Office at (256) 586-3544.

Register to Vote:
For questions regarding your voter registration, or to change your address, please contact the Marshall County Board of Registrars at (256) 571-7740, or visit them online.

There are two ways to register to vote in Marshall County:

Mail to:
Marshall County Board of Registrars
424 Blount Avenue, Suite 106A
Guntersville, Alabama 35976-1122


Arab City Hall

740 North Main Street
Arab, Alabama 35016

Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone (256) 586-3544
Fax (256) 586-9711

Mission Statement

The City of Arab has a mission to foster and sustain a living environment that cultivates progressive awareness and the acceptance of diverse cultural differences, while maintaining a wholesome family atmosphere.

The mission also includes an improved quality of life through economic growth and development, continuously seeking ways to increase revenues, and the ongoing expansion of local Infrastructure.