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Return My Vote

Return My Vote is a partnership between faculty and students at the University of Alabama and Greater Birmingham Ministries (GBM) dedicated to helping restore the voting rights of every Alabama citizen who has lost their voting rights due to a felony conviction.  At RMV, we believe that true democracies prize the voices of each of their citizens through the franchise.  By offering free virtual and in-person counseling services to address every question one may have about voting rights restoration in Alabama, at every single stage of the restoration process, we seek to uplift these democratic values and ensure that every voice is heard.

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Voting in Alabama

Voter eligibility policies in Alabama can be confusing and difficult to navigate, especially for those who have lost their voting rights due to a felony conviction. We have the resources you need to determine your eligibility and if necessary, help you get your right to vote restored.

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News and Upcoming Events

News and Upcoming Events
February 6, 2022

Greater Birmingham Ministries Sues Alabama Secretary of State

Greater Birmingham Ministries (GBM) recently notified the Alabama Secretary of State’s (SOS) office that the SOS is in violation of the National Voter Registration Act (“NVRA”) for refusing to provide…
News and Upcoming Events
February 6, 2022

The Alabama Voting Rights Coalition Helps Craft Restoration Bill

The Alabama Voting Rights Coalition (AVRC) has helped in the crafting of a voting rights restoration bill that will be sponsored this legislative session by Representative Laura Hall in the…
News and Upcoming Events
February 7, 2022

Alabama Voting Rights Restoration Lobby Day (February 23rd)

On February 23, Greater Birmingham Ministries, Faith in Action Alabama, and the Alabama League of Women Voters will be sponsoring a voting rights restoration lobby day in support of legislation…

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