Commissioner from Jefferson County announces plan to run for Governor

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. – David Carrington, current Commissioner for Jefferson County’s district 5, is running for Governor. He’s making the official announcement at 10:00 this morning at Vulcan Park in Birmingham.

Carrington plans to outline his vision for the future of Alabama that he calls “Four U’s 4Us.”

According to Jefferson County’s website, Carrington was first elected to the Jefferson County Commission in November 2010. He was re-elected in 2014. Before his time on the County Commission, he served on the Vestavia Hills City Council for six years. has a detailed list of the accomplishments during Carrington’s time in office.