Birmingham mayor race 2013

Bill Starling/bstarling@al.com

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

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.