Name: Patricia Bell
Political experience: Candidate for Birmingham mayor, 1995, 1999, 2011, 2013 and 2017; Alabama campaign staff, Rev. Jesse Jackson Campaign for President, 1984.
Professional experience: I Independent Marketing and Advertising Consultant; Social Security Administration, Birmingham Office, 1989-1993; AmSouth Bank, 1986-1989; Telephone Sales Representative, L.M. Berry Company; Radio Sales, Willis Broadcasting Company; WJLD 1400.
Education: Lincoln University; South Bay College of Business; Toro College, Early Childhood Education Studies; Grand Canyon University; Calumet High School.
Top contributors: None reported
Main issues: Bell said that, if elected, she would “take Birmingham to a new level.” She said she plans to reduce crime, improve education and generate new business and job development for Birmingham citizens, with proper management and equality for all.
Updated with new information from the candidate, Aug. 14, 2017