Sheila Tyson will not seek recount in District 6 election

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Community activist Sheila Tyson tells FOX6 News she has no interest in seeking a recount after losing the District six Birmingham City Council seat to incumbent Carole Smitherman.

Tyson lost by 98 votes in the runoff election.

During her appearance on Good Day Alabama Smitherman accused Tyson of running a negative campaign.

Smitherman is Birmingham's City Council President.