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MAYOR, officer. The chief or executive magistrate of a city who bears this title.
     2. It is generally his duty to cause the laws of the city to be enforced, and to superintend inferior officers, such as constables, watchmen and the like. But the power and authority which mayors possess being given to them by local regulations, vary in different places.

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The party's Central Executive Committee is scheduled to confirm the result of the opinion polls on March 14 and officially nominate Huang to run for the mayoral election.
6% of first preferences in the city in the mayoral election.
Other findings include: | Although some commentators have suggested the victory of Conservative candidate Andy Street in the mayoral election was a result of high turnout in Tory-supporting areas such as Solihull, there was also an increase in the Conservative share of the vote in traditionally Labour-supporting areas such as Birmingham.
Victor said he was aware that seeking the mayoral post had hurt his nephew.
The Liberal Democrats also confirmed that they won't be fielding a candidate in the Middlesbrough mayoral election.
There is a tight race between BDP mayoral candidate Syrry Sakyk and the AK Party's candidate, Hasan Arslan.
Ending mayoral control is, after all, an idea that enjoys broad public support.
The mayoral system accumulates power in one person's hands.
Under the mayoral system, for example, a two-thirds majority of elected councillors is required to overturn a mayoral decision - even on the council budget.
Flick told the Finance Committee Thursday morning that most cities have ordinances that manage mayoral pay similar to how it is done in Gardner.
uk Top stories on the Examiner website KIRKLEES Council reveals pounds 6,000 car insurance bill for mayoral vehicles: terrier26: "If the vehicle is stored in a secure building then that is no different from any other car insurance policy where cars are garaged and you get a reduction.
Minister of Interior Ziad Baroud said Tuesday that despite tensions on the local and regional level, the municipal and mayoral elections were carried out according to schedule.