Mike Rawlings

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Mike Rawlings
Mike Rawlings 2012.jpg
Rawlings in 2012
61st Mayor of Dallas
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 27, 2011[1][2]
Preceded byDwaine Caraway
Personal details
Born1954 or 1955[3]
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Mikki Rawlings[3][4]
Children2[3]
ResidenceDallas, Texas[4]
Alma materBoston College
ReligionPresbyterian[5]
WebsiteOfficial website
 
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Mike Rawlings
Mike Rawlings 2012.jpg
Rawlings in 2012
61st Mayor of Dallas
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 27, 2011[1][2]
Preceded byDwaine Caraway
Personal details
Born1954 or 1955[3]
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Mikki Rawlings[3][4]
Children2[3]
ResidenceDallas, Texas[4]
Alma materBoston College
ReligionPresbyterian[5]
WebsiteOfficial website

Mike Rawlings is the Mayor of Dallas after winning the 2011 Dallas mayoral election defeating former Dallas Police Chief, David Kunkle.[6][7][8][9][10] He is also the former CEO of Pizza Hut.[2][3] In addition to his work in the city, Rawlings is also a prominent opponent of domestic violence speaking at many events, including a Ring The Bell event at the United Nations[11] alongside actor Patrick Stewart [12] .[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Austin, BJ (27 June 2011). "Rawlings Sworn In As New Dallas Mayor". KERA (FM). Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Former Pizza Hut head sworn in as Dallas mayor". Houston Chronicle. 27 June 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d Watson, Brad (12 May 2011). "Dallas mayoral candidate Mike Rawlings". WFAA. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "About Mike". Mike Rawlings. Retrieved 20 June 2011. 
  5. ^ Dallas City Mayor Bio"
  6. ^ Novak, Daniel (18 June 2011). "Mike Rawlings Wins Dallas Mayoral Election". KDAF. Retrieved 20 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "ELECTIONS: Rawlings, Price cruise to victory; Hightower narrowly defeated in Arlington". Dallas Voice. 18 June 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2011. 
  8. ^ Kofler, Shelley (19 June 2011). "Voters Elect New Mayors, Decide Local Elections". KERA (FM). Retrieved 20 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "Dallas picks Rawlings as mayor in runoff election". Houston Chronicle. 18 June 2011. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
  10. ^ Bush, Rudolph (18 June 2011). "Mike Rawlings wins race for Dallas mayor". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
  11. ^ Variano, Dana (2013-03-05). "Mayor Mike Rawlings | Ring The Bell". Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  12. ^ Peele, Britton (2013-05-30). "Mayor Mike Rawlings gets shout out from Patrick Stewart during Comicpalooza speech about domestic violence". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  13. ^ Skye, Heather (2013-05-29). "Patrick Stewart Gives Passionate Response to Question At Comicpalooza 2013". Retrieved 2013-06-13. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dwaine Caraway
Mayor of Dallas
Feb. 25, 2011–present
Incumbent