• Talladega Mayor Larry Barton walks with his wife, Mary Barton during an election, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Talladega, Ala. Voters will decide whether their mayor, who was re-elected despite a federal conviction and is recovering from an assault, will be back in office for a fifth term. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

    Talladega mayor loses re-election bid after assault

    TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor who had been re-elected in 2011 despite a federal conviction and recently was recovering from an assault lost a bid for a fifth term in office Tuesday.