Metro Councilman John Cooper on Sunday held his kick-off event for his campaign to try to serve as Nashville’s next mayor.
Cooper kicked off his campaign at Gabby’s Burgers & Fries on Humphreys Street. Saying his event was well-attended, he posted on his campaign’s Facebook page:
Thank you to everyone who came to our campaign kick-off event today! We had over 400 people attend! I’m so thankful for…
Cooper announced in April that he would run for mayor of Nashville after saying as early as February he would not, The Tennessee Star reported.
Cooper is the brother of U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN-05) and the son of former Gov. Prentice Cooper
His campaign website is here.
The mayoral election will be held Aug. 1, according to Ballotpedia.
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