Carole Smitherman announces campaign for mayor

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - People interested in running for the mayor of Birmingham have until Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. to declare their candidacy.

Interim Mayor Carole Smitherman officially announced on Good Day Alabama that she is running for the mayor's seat when told Janice Rogers on Tuesday morning that she has officially started her campaign.

"I have listened to some of the things that people say that they want to do, we are doing that right now, we are providing the services of government," says Smitherman
 
The special election is set for December eighth.