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Jeffersontown Mayor Dieruf officially announces run in Louisville mayoral race

"My goal is to be the mayor for everybody," Dieruf said.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Yet another candidate is throwing their hat in the ring for Louisville mayor.

Jeffersontown Mayor Bill Dieruf has served three terms and now plans to run for Louisville mayor in 2022. He officially announced his candidacy on June 9.

"My goal is to be the mayor for everybody. My goal as the mayor for everybody will be somebody that you will be proud to say Louisville is my home, and I don't want to leave it. And anybody that wants to find a place to live should come here," Dieruf said.

Four other candidates have entered the race already:

  • Co-chair of the Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression Shameka Parrish-Wright
  • Pastor of Kingdom and Christian Life Center Timothy Findley Jr.
  •  Former CEO of 21c Museum Hotels Craig Greenberg  
  • Louisville Metro Council President David James

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