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Nashville's runoff eletion is underway, voting continues through 7 p.m.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Election Day has arrived in the runoff race for Nashville mayor.

Incumbent Mayor David Briley faces Councilman John Cooper in Thursday's election. The contest follows an Aug. 1 general election in which Cooper outpaced Briley by about 10 percentage points.

Briley began serving as mayor in March 2018 after former Mayor Megan Barry pleaded guilty to a felony and resigned over an extramarital affair with her bodyguard. Briley won a special election in May 2018 to serve the rest of Barry's term.

Cooper is the brother of Democratic U.S. Rep. John Cooper. Briley and Cooper are both Democrats in the progressive capital city of a firmly Republican state, though the mayor's race is technically nonpartisan.

In addition to the Mayor's race, the ballot also includes eight council district seat runoffs and four council At Large seat runoffs.

Remember that you will need a state or federal photo ID to cast a ballot. You can view a sample ballot here, and find a list of polling locations here.