In a runoff election last week, ­Jefferson County Commissioner Bobby Humphreys lost his bid for re-election. Since the four other commissioners opted not to run again, that means an entirely new commission will be seated after the general election is held in November.

One new commissioner, however, was elected in last Tuesday’s runoff. Former Birmingham City Council member ­Sandra Little Brown, a Democrat, won a seat on the five-member County Commission because there is no Republican challenger this fall.

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