Birmingham mayor race 2013

Politics & Government
7:31 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Stimpson Unseats Jones in Mobile Mayoral Race

Standy Stimpson celebrates his victory over incumbent Mayor Sam Jones. Simpson carried more than 53% of the vote.
Bill Starling/bstarling@al.com

Mobile has a new mayor, but Birmingham voters re-elected the incumbent in municipal elections.

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Mayoral Races
6:57 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Birmingham, Mobile Electing Mayors on Tuesday

Mobile Mayor Sam Jones, right, is facing two challengers in Tuesday's mayoral race, including Sandy Stimpson, left.
Mike Brantley/mbrantley@al.com

Birmingham and Mobile are both electing mayors on Tuesday.

   In Birmingham, incumbent William Bell faces four challengers as he seeks his first, full four-year term. Bell originally took office after the felony conviction of former Mayor Larry Langford and then won a shortened term.

   Bell is being opposed by Kamau Afrika, Patricia Bell, Stephannie Sigler Huey and Adlai Trone in a low-key municipal campaign.

   In Mobile, Mayor Sam Jones is being opposed by Sandy Stimpson and Doris Brown.

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