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Jerry Cooper won't run for county exec
Former state senator ends speculation
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There are 11 potential candidates eyeing a run for county executive. Former state Sen. Jerry Cooper is not one of them.The longtime lawmaker put rumors to rest this week when he publicly announced he will not be seeking the office of county executive or any other office. Recent rumors had put Cooper in the large field of potential candidates.“I’m not running for anything,” Cooper said when called Monday.