Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger Will Not Run for Re-Election

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger will not run for re-election in 2022. Coppinger made the announcement during a press conference at the Hamilton County Courthouse Wednesday morning.

Mayor Coppinger was first appointed to the office in 2011 and ran for the position in 2012 and 2018. during the speech, he highlighted some of his accomplishments including 20,000 jobs created in Hamilton County and the lowest tax rate in 69 years.

News 12’s Kenan Scott will have more on the Mayor’s decision on News 12 Now at 5:30 and 6.

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