CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- Our partners at the Times Free Press have confirmed that the efforts recall advocates have made to recall Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield are successful.

The group has obtained the 8,935 signatures needed.

This was confirmed by election officials Friday afternoon.

This is the first time in Chattanooga's history that a mayor will face a recall election.

Working Together for You: Read more from our partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.