Smitherman announces campaign for Birmingham mayor

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Acting Birmingham Mayor Carole Smitherman wants to make her "current job permanent". Smitherman announced Tuesday that she is running for mayor.

The special election to replace former Mayor Larry Langford will be held December 8th.

Smitherman joins an already crowded field of candidates.
Here are the candidates so far:
-Emory Anthony, Jr.
-Stephanie Sigler Huey
-Edith Mayomi
-Jimmy Snow
-Jody Trautwein
-Scott Douglas
-Patrick Cooper
-Harry "traveling shoes" Turner, Jr.
-Carole Smitherman
-Ernie S. Dunn

Ernie S. Dunn told FOX6 News Tuesday he is a resident of Hoover, but is looking to move to Birmingham.