councillor councillor

Definition(s):

  • (n) a member of a council

Usage(s):

  1. At 31, he became the city's youngest municipal councillor in Berlin's Tempelhof district, and in 1995 he was elected to the city's parliament.
  2. One went on to become a city councillor in the state capital Manaus, while the other is currently the city's deputy mayor.
  3. Before entering politics as a Cleveland city councillor at the age of 23, Kucinich dabbled in a variety of odd jobs.

News

  • First Openly Gay Mayor Elected in Northern Ireland

    An Alliance Party councillor in Northern Ireland has become the countrys first openly gay elected mayor. Andrew Muir, a North Down Borough Council member grew up in the borough and has served the electorate since 2010.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Gayapolis

Quotes

  1. "Ashok was a hard-working constituency MP who took pride in representing the people of Middlesbrough as both a councillor and MP since 1987. His long-standing campaigns to keep shipbuilding in Teesside were respected by all sides of the House,"...
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Gordon Brown Source: Economic Times

  2. "This independent investigation clearly confirms what we have believed all along - that the allegations around the investigation into Councillor Chaaban have been nothing more than a smear campaign," Zille told reporters on Wednesday.
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Helen Zille Source: Independent Online

  3. "These tickets are not free: the cost is paid in full by the councillor. This same practice occurs in the City of Kitchener, where Elton John is also playing next month," Rodriguez said.
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: John Rodriguez Source: andPOP

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