The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

January 17, 2013

Alabama Democrats opening Birmingham field office


Associated Press



BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Democratic Party is opening a field office in Birmingham.

The party has its headquarters near the Capitol in Montgomery. But party Chairman Mark Kennedy says it will have a field office in downtown Birmingham next to the Harbert Center. Kennedy plans to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon with Birmingham Mayor William Bell and the party's Jefferson County chairman, Richard Mauk.

Jefferson County and Montgomery County were two areas where the party did well in the November election.