mayoralty mayoralty  /ˈmeɪ ə rəl ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the position of mayor

Usage(s):

  1. Daley, according to his brother Bill, told Obama that just because Rush had been creamed for the mayoralty didn't mean he could be dethroned by a newcomer.
  2. Even with his success, few see Daley moving beyond the mayoralty to a higher office.
  3. The City Charter specifically said: a mayoralty vacancy must be filled at the next election.

News

  • Editorial: Bloomberg rightly fights the rising tide

    With barely 200 days left in his mayoralty, Michael Bloomberg has proposed what even he calls an "incredibly ambitious" plan to fortify the city against climate change and the lethal ravages of storms to come.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: amNewYork

Quotes

  1. "When we have that drink together, which we both so richly deserve, I hope we can discover a way in which the mayoralty can continue to benefit from your transparent love of London, a city whose energy conquered the world and which now brings the...
    on May 2, 2008 By: Boris Johnson Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "This fight isn't about the Managua mayoralty," a fuming Mr. Montealegre said in an interview on Wednesday morning, insisting that he was the legitimate winner. "It's more fundamental. It's about dictatorship versus democracy."
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Eduardo Montealegre Source: New York Times

  3. "Just like in the local elections, just like in the London mayoralty election, thousands of people came to vote for the Conservative Party for the first time and my message to those people is: we will not let you down," Mr. Cameron said.
    on May 23, 2008 By: David Cameron Source: Wall Street Journal

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