As soon as Nashville’s elections ended this month, thousands of campaign signs became just about worthless to the candidates overnight. But for the first time, a big batch of those signs will be recycled instead of taken to the dump.
Listen Nashville voters have chosen a new mayor. Metro Councilman John Cooper defeated incumbent Mayor David Briley by about 40 percentage points, with nearly 70 percent of the vote. Nashville’s mayor-elect said he will prioritize funding neighborhoods that have not received the benefits of the city’s growth.
Councilman John Cooper will be Nashville’s next mayor. During early voting, he came in more than 40 points ahead of incumbent Mayor David Briley, who already conceded to Cooper minutes after the first results came in.
In one-on-one conversations with WPLN’s Tony Gonzalez, Mayor David Briley and Councilman John Cooper share their thoughts on the big issues facing Nashville this election season — including policing, transportation and managing the city’s growth. And you’ll hear analysis from Tony Gonzalez and reporter Meribah Knight.
Listen The runoff for Nashville mayor kicked into higher gear over the weekend, as incumbent David Briley and Metro Councilman John Cooper went head-to-head for the first time. At a far-ranging debate organized by the faith group Nashville Organized for Action and Hope, or NOAH, the two battled over the direction of the city — […]
Of the Metro Council’s 35 district seats, more than a dozen will have fresh faces after Thursday’s election.