2019 Nashville mayoral election

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2019 Nashville mayoral election
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Candidate John Cooper David Briley
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan

Mayor before election

David Briley
Democratic

Elected Mayor

TBD

The 2019 Nashville mayoral election took place on August 1, 2019, to elect the Mayor of Nashville, Tennessee. Incumbent David Briley is eligible to run for reelection. Briley succeeded Megan Barry following her resignation and won a special election to fill the remainder of her term. Briley is running for reelection.[1] Since no candidates received an outright majority in the general election, a runoff will be held on September 12 between the first and second place finishers, Metropolitan Councilman John Cooper and incumbent Mayor David Briley.[2]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • David Briley, incumbent Mayor of Nashville[1]
  • Jimmy Lawrence, small business owner
  • Julia Clark-Johnson, professional driving administrator and instructor[3]
  • John Ray Clemmons, incumbent State Representative for the 55th District[4]
  • John Cooper, member of the Metropolitan Council[5]
  • Harold "Hollywood Howie" Garoutte, retired U.S. Army sergeant, owner and operator of Southern Country Radio, actor[6]
  • Carol M. Swain, former Vanderbilt professor
  • Jon Sewell, actor, carpenter, and 2018 Candidate in the Nashville Mayoral special election. Sewell designed & built The Packing Plant, an arts-centric creative hub, housing several arts galleries and studios.

Potential[edit]

Declined[edit]

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

2019 Nashville mayoral election results (first round)[10]
Candidate Votes %
John Cooper 35,386 35.01
David Briley (incumbent) 25,573 25.30
Carol Swain 22,128 21.89
John Ray Clemmons 16,257 16.08
Julia Clark-Johnson 399 0.39
Bernie Cox 335 0.33
Jimmy Lawrence 304 0.30
Jody Ball 272 0.27
Jon Sewell 219 0.22
Nolan Starnes 128 0.13
Write-in 82 0.08
Total votes 101,083 100.00

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nashville Mayor David Briley kicks off re-election fundraising". The Tennessean. November 16, 2018. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  2. ^ "John Cooper leads David Briley as two head to September runoff battle in Nashville mayoral race". The Tennessean. August 2, 2019. Retrieved August 4, 2019.
  3. ^ "Nashville mayoral election: Meet Julia Clark-Johnson". The Tennessean. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  4. ^ "State Rep. John Ray Clemmons launches run for Nashville mayor". The Tennessean. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  5. ^ "Cooper Set to Announce Mayoral Run". Nashville Scene. Retrieved April 16, 2019.
  6. ^ "Nashville man announces intention to run for mayor | News | wsmv.com". www.wsmv.com. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h "Tennessee elections: Nashville's next mayor's race about to take shape". Tennessean.com. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  8. ^ "'Waffle House Hero' James Shaw Jr. Considers Running For Mayor « CBS New York". Newyork.cbslocal.com. November 8, 2018. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  9. ^ "Bill Freeman Won't Run for Mayor". Nashville Scene. Retrieved March 11, 2019.
  10. ^ "August 1 Election Results (Unofficial)". Nashville Election Commission. Retrieved August 4, 2019.