Rep. Diane Black Enters Tennessee Governor's Race

Posted at 5:57 AM, Aug 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-02 21:48:06-04

U.S. Rep. Diane Black has announced she’s entering the 2018 race for Tennessee governor.

Black (R-TN-06), age 66, made the announcement Wednesday morning in a YouTube video.

“If you’re ready for a governor who fights for what’s right, I need you on my team,” she said.

The other candidates are: 

Up until this point, House Speaker Beth Harwell and former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean were the most recognizable among registered voters, according to a poll recently conducted by Vanderbilt University's Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. 

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