mayor mayor  /ˈmeɪ ər/


  • (n) the head of a city government


  1. Even as Detroit embarks on a fragile recovery, its mayor remains a distraction and, to an increasing number of constituents, a liability.
  2. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom earned an honorable mention.


  1. Mayor thanks all who aided Carter visit

    WYOMING 8212 Mayor Bob Boyer on Tuesday night thanked those who made the recent visit of former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalyn, a success.The president spoke at the Wyoming Monument on May 28.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  2. Mayor says he will start taking pay, donate some

    STOCKTON — Mayor Anthony Silva announced Tuesday that he will begin taking his salary as mayor in a move that includes collecting back pay that he has skipped since entering office in January.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Stockton Record

  3. Mayor Hires Smart Growth Expert As Planning Director

    Mayor Bob Filner announced today the hiring of planning expert Bill Fulton. Photo Credit: Getty Images
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC San Diego


  1. "I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer - except that you have actual responsibilities," said Palin, once the mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: USA Today

  2. ...on the day that the nation's first Hispanic-American woman was installed in the US Supreme Court, Obama, the nation's first African-American president, said "maybe you could be a mayor or a senator or a Supreme Court justice - but you...
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Pottstown Mercury

  3. "I had 24-hour security for the eight years that I was mayor. They followed me everyplace I went. It was because there were, you know, threats, threats that I don't generally talk about. Some have become public recently; most of them haven't. And...
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Rudy Giuliani Source: Forbes

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