A new candidate has entered the race for Nashville Mayor.
Councilman John Cooper confirmed to News 2 tonight that he’s running.
He will challenge Mayor David Briley who is running for re-election.
Candidates who have also entered the race for mayor include:
Three-term State Representative John Ray Clemmons, a Nashville attorney.
Former Vanderbilt Law Professor and author Carol Swain.
Harold Garoutte, retired Army Sergeant and owner of Southern Country Radio.
The election takes place this year in August.