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Mayor of Asbury Park, New Jersey

Asbury Park, New Jersey was incorporated on March 26, 1874 as a borough. It was reincorporated on February 28, 1893 as a city. The city has seen various changes in its form of government. It had directly elected mayors under its first two forms o ...

                                               

List of Mayors of Ashland, Kentucky

The Mayor of the City of Ashland, Kentucky is elected for a four-year term and is not term limited. The mayor presides over City Commission meetings, is a voting member of the City Commission and represents the city at major functions. The curren ...

                                               

Mayors of Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City, New Jersey was incorporated on May 1, 1854. It is governed within the Faulkner Act under the Mayor-Council system of municipal government, implemented by direct petition effective as of July 1, 1982. The City Council is the governi ...

                                               

Mayor of Austin

The Mayor of the City of Austin is the official head of the city of Austin in the U.S. state of Texas. The office was established in 1840 after Austin incorporated as a city in 1839. The mayor of Austin is elected by universal suffrage by the cit ...

                                               

Mayor of Bakersfield, California

The Mayor of Bakersfield is the elected leader for the city of Bakersfield, California. Prior to 1957, the mayor was appointed by the city council and the head of the executive branch. After that time, the mayor was split into two positions. The ...

                                               

List of mayors of Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The office of Mayor-President of Baton Rouge, Louisiana was formally created in 1846 as the chief executive of the City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which has been the state capital of Louisiana continuously since 1849.

                                               

Mayors of Bayonne, New Jersey

Bayonne, New Jersey was incorporated on April 1, 1861 as a township. It was reincorporated on March 10, 1869 as a city. It is currently governed within the Faulkner Act, formally known as the Optional Municipal Charter Law, under the Mayor-Counci ...

                                               

List of mayors of Berkeley, California

This is a List of mayors of Berkeley, California. The list includes people serving in the equivalent position of president, in the citys early history. Henry L. Whitney 1887–1889 Abel Whitton Workingmans Party 1878–1881 J.B. Henley 1885–1887 Samu ...

                                               

Wallace J.S. Johnson

Wallace J.S. Johnson was Mayor of Berkeley, California. A moderate Republican and the last of his party to hold the office, he served two terms from 1963 to 1971 during the most politically turbulent time in Berkeleys history. Johnson was an engi ...

                                               

List of Mayors of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Mayor of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is a political position dating from 1917, arising from the merger of Borough of Bethlehem and the Borough of South Bethlehem, which came together as the city of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Robert Donchez is the c ...

                                               

List of mayors of Beverly Hills, California

Beverly Hills, California was incorporated January 24, 1914. The City Council members of Beverly Hills are elected by the voters. The rotating positions of Mayor and Vice Mayor are selected by the City Council from among themselves. The following ...

                                               

List of mayors of Birmingham, Alabama

This is a list of mayors, or persons holding the equivalent office, of Birmingham, Alabama. The office of mayor was established with the incorporation of Birmingham in 1871. Robert Henley was appointed by Governor, Robert B. Lindsay to a two-year ...

                                               

List of mayors of Boise, Idaho

This is a list of Mayors of Boise, Idaho. Boise mayors were originally elected to one-year terms. The terms were extended to two years in 1881 and to four years in 1965. Lauren McLean is the incumbent, elected in 2019. The next Boise mayoral elec ...

                                               

James W. Huston

James W. Huston served as mayor of Boise, Idaho Territory, from 1885 to 1887. Huston was appointed mayor by the Boise City Council in November 1885 to complete the term of Sol Hasbrouck even though Huston was neither a member of the city council ...

                                               

Lauren McLean

Lauren Stein McLean is an American politician and entrepreneur who currently serves as Mayor of Boise, Idaho. McLean served as a member of the Boise City Council from 2011 to 2019, and as council president from 2017 to 2019.

                                               

List of mayors of Buffalo, New York

In 1853, the charter of the city was amended to include the town of Black Rock and the city proper was divided into thirteen wards. In addition, the term of city offices, including mayor changed from a one year term to a two year term and was ele ...

                                               

Mayor of Burlington, New Jersey

Burlington, New Jersey was incorporated on December 21, 1784. It is governed within the Faulkner Act under the Mayor-Council form of municipal government, implemented based on the recommendations of a Charter Study Commission as of January 1, 199 ...

                                               

List of mayors of Burlington, Vermont

The following is a list of mayors of Burlington, Vermont. The 42nd and current mayor is Miro Weinberger, elected in 2012. The most recent election was in 2018.

                                               

Phineas D. Ballou

Phineas D. Ballou was a Vermont businessman and political figure who served as mayor of the city of Burlington from 1868 to 1870.

                                               

Clarence H. Beecher

Clarence H. Beecher was an American politician who served as the 25th Mayor of Burlington, Vermont. His eight-vote victory against James E. Burke in 1927 is the smallest margin of victory in any Burlington mayoral race.

                                               

Robert K. Bing

On July 8, 1930 Robert K. Bing was born to Katherine Ryan Seaver and Chester K. Bing in Colchester, Vermont. In 1948 Bing graduated from Montpelier High School and then served in the navy for one year. In 1952 he married Geraldine Johnson. In 195 ...

                                               

Peter C. Brownell

Peter C. Brownell is an American politician who served as the 39th Mayor of Burlington, Vermont. Brownell is currently the last Republican to have served as mayor of Burlington.

                                               

Claude Douglas Cairns

Claude Douglas Cairns was an American politician who served as the 31st Mayor of Burlington, Vermont. His mayoral victory in 1957 ended eighteen years of Democratic control of Burlingtons mayoralty since Republican Louis Fenner Dow left office in ...

                                               

James E. Fitzpatrick

James E. Fitzpatrick was born in Burlington, Vermont on July 9, 1908 to Thomas W. Fitzpatrick and Mary E. Malloy. On January 4, 1946 he was given the Democratic nomination for Ward Fours alderman seat and was elected without opposition. He would ...

                                               

Edward A. Keenan

Edward A. Keenan was an American politician who served as the 34th Mayor of Burlington, Vermont. Keenan was the last Republican elected to the mayoralty of Burlington until Peter C. Brownell was thirty years later.

                                               

Torrey E. Wales

Torrey E. Wales was born in Westford, Vermont on June 20, 1820, a son of Danforth and Lovisa Sibley Wales. Danforth Wales was a successful clothier whose business interests later included a gristmill and a sawmill, and he represented Westford for ...

                                               

John H. H. McNamee

John H. H. McNamee was mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1902 to 1904. In 1903, he lost his reelection campaign to Augustine J. Daly by 70 votes. He was also the second grand knight of the Cambridge Council of the Knights of Columbus.

                                               

Edward W. Quinn

Edward W. Quinn was involved in the politics of Cambridge, Massachusetts and was the mayor from 1918-1930. in Middlesex County during the early part of the 20th century. In 1912, he was the Superintendent of the Streets under Mayor J. Edward Barr ...

                                               

Wendell D. Rockwood

Wendell D. Rockwood was a member of the Citizens Municipal Party and was mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, from 1916–1918. He is also a direct descendant of the Puritans of New England.

                                               

Mayors of Camden, New Jersey

Frank Moran 2018–present. John F. Cowperthwaite 1844–1845 Charles Cox 1867–1871 Samuel Scull 1855–1856 Lorenzo F. Fisler 1840–1844 Roy R. Stewart 1931–1935 Melvin R. Primas, Jr. 1981–1990 Arnold Webster 1993–1997. Arnold Webster was the second ma ...

                                               

List of mayors of Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Mayor of Chapel Hill is the head of the governing and legislative body of the town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. As chair of the eight-member town council, the mayor presides over all meetings of the council and may vote on a ...

                                               

List of mayors of Charleston, South Carolina

The Mayor is the highest elected official in Charleston, South Carolina. Since the citys incorporation in 1783, Charlestons chief executive officer has been elected directly by qualified voters, except for the years 1867–1868, when mayors were ap ...

                                               

Benjamin Boyd (South Carolina)

Benjamin Boyd was the seventeenth intendent of Charleston, South Carolina, serving one term in 1808. He was elected on July 22, 1808, to complete the term of John Dawson Jr., who had resigned. Boyd is the shortest serving mayor of Charleston; a r ...

                                               

John Huger

John Huger was the sixth intendent of Charleston, South Carolina, serving two terms from 1792 to 1794. He laid the cornerstone of the Charleston Orphan House, one of the citys most notable buildings, on November 12, 1792. Before the Revolutionary ...

                                               

Thomas H. McCalla

Thomas H. McCalla was the nineteenth intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, serving two consecutive terms from 1810 to 1812. In addition to being a medical doctor, McCalla was an officer with the Vigilant Fire Insurance Company. McCalla decline ...

                                               

Samuel Prioleau

Samuel Prioleau was the twenty-sixth mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, serving from 1824 to 1825. In 1820, Prioleau was elected to serve as a representative in the South Carolina House of Representatives for Charleston. He was well suited for ...

                                               

William Rouse

William Rouse was the eighteenth intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, serving two consecutive terms from 1808 to 1810. Rouse was born in 1756 in Yorkshire, England to Eli Rouse and Martha Asquith. After Revolutionary War service in Virginia, ...

                                               

List of mayors of Charlestown, Massachusetts

The Mayor of Charlestown was the head of the municipal government in Charlestown, Massachusetts. There was no Mayor of Charlestown until 1847 because up to that point Charlestown was still incorporated as a town. When Charlestown was annexed by t ...

                                               

Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina

The office of the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina is currently held by Democrat Vi Lyles, who took office in December 2017 after defeating Republican Kenny Smith in the November election. The office was established in 1853, when William F. Dav ...

                                               

List of mayors of Chattanooga, Tennessee

This is a list of mayors of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Notes From 1911 to the present, most mayors have served four year terms, with several mayors elected to successive terms.

                                               

List of mayors of Chico, California

The Mayor of Chico, California is the chair of the City Council of Chico, California. The city of Chico has a council–manager form of local government. The city council holds its first meeting after the election of new and re-elected council memb ...

                                               

List of mayors of Chicopee, Massachusetts

The Mayor of Chicopee is the head of the municipal government in Chicopee, Massachusetts. There was no Mayor of Chicopee until 1890 because up to that point Chicopee was still incorporated as a town. This is a list of Mayors of Chicopee, Massachu ...

                                               

George Hatch

George Hatch was a Democratic politician, who served as Mayor of the City of Cincinnati, Ohio, during the American Civil War from 1861 to 1863. In late spring 1862, Cincinnati city officials recognized the threat of an attack from Confederate for ...

                                               

List of mayors of Clearwater, Florida

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Mayor of Columbia, South Carolina

The mayor of Columbia, South Carolina is elected at large for a four-year term. The duties of the mayor is to create policy and enact laws, rules and regulations for the city of Columbia. Stephen K. Benjamin, who assumed office on July 2010 after ...

                                               

List of mayors of Columbus, Georgia

John Fontaine 1836–1837 F.G. Wilkins 1864 – May 1868 F.G. Wilkins 1856–1860 C. Ed Berry 1955 Jacob I. Moses 1844 Willis S. Holstead 1851–1852 John F. Bozeman 1864 D.L. Parmer 1917–1919 F.G. Wilkins 1878–1881 Bobby G. Peters 1995–2003 J.L. Morton ...

                                               

Warren Jenkins

Warren Jenkins was the 11th mayor of Columbus, Ohio. He resigned his office as mayor on September 4, 1837 to become a bank cashier at the Mechanics Savings Institute. His successor after 1837 was Philo H. Olmsted.

                                               

List of mayors of Columbus, Ohio

This is a list of mayors of Columbus, Ohio. There have been 48 individuals that have served as mayor of Columbus, serving 53 distinct mayoralties or consecutive terms in office. The first mayor of Columbus was Jarvis W. Pike. He was appointed by ...

                                               

James Robinson (Ohio)

James Robinson was the sixth mayor of Columbus, Ohio. He served Columbus for eight months. He is the shortest-serving former mayor of Columbus, Ohio. His successor was William Long.

                                               

List of mayors of Compton, California

winners are in bold NOTE: If no incumbent, winner is listed first. * Special election to fill vacancy. Highest vote getter wins, even with less than 50% of vote.