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, a former Robert DeBlieux mayor of Natchitoches, Louisiana, was the local advisor when the film was shot in the city?
was the first Rajah Sir Muthiah Chettiar Mayor of Chennai Corporation, after the mayoralty was reinstated in 1933?
, the Royce Pollard mayor of Vancouver, Washington, bought and destroyed Starbucks coffee mugs bearing Portland, Oregon logos in a media stunt to assert his city's independence?
is the first person since 1966 to be elected Scott Smith Mayor of Mesa, Arizona without having first served on its City Council?
was reopened in 1990 after being permanently closed for two years, the process costing two Trondheim Tramway mayors in Trondheim their jobs?
became the youngest Paul T. Jordan mayor in the history of Jersey City only three years after graduating from medical school?
, who in 1999 left his position as Olav Ulleren mayor of Tinn, Norway to become a State Secretary, lost his new position after less than one year?
was the first Karl Emil Nygard Communist mayor in the United States?
served as both the first female Lorette Wood city council member and the first female mayor of Santa Cruz, California?
, the first woman Mary K. Shell mayor of Bakersfield, California, chided NBC's Johnny Carson for his jokes about "beautiful downtown Bakersfield" and invited Carson to visit the city to see its improvements?
, as a city council member and then the Morris W. Turner mayor of Lubbock, was among those charged with rebuilding the downtown after the West Texas city faced devastating tornadoes in May 1970?
after being declared defeated,
successfully contested the mayoral Henry Overstolz election and unseated to become the twenty-fourth James Britton mayor of St. Louis, Missouri?
after being ousted as
mayor of Georgetown, Colorado, posed Koleen Brooks topless for ?
in Kapodistrias Museum Corfu, Greece, donated by Maria Desylla-Kapodistria the first female Greek mayor, was dedicated to the memory of the first Greek governor, Ioannis Kapodistrias?
the books of educator and
mayor of Holmestrand, Norway, (1870–1929), were still being reissued as late as 1974?
Fredrik Ording two of the three daughters of the
Louisiana real estate developer and Springhill mayor became Jesse L. Boucher Hollywood actresses?
was James Howard Mayor of Bedford in 1864, he entertained Giuseppe Garibaldi, who planted a Giant Sequoia that was later struck by lightning?
nearly 15 years after playing in the 1966
Cotton Bowl, Louisiana State University Tigers quarterback was elected Pat Screen Mayor of Baton Rouge?
footballer served as Don Rossiter mayor of Rochester, Kent, during the 1980s?
mayor in the 1910s of Homer, Louisiana, worked to bring Andrew R. Johnson electric lights and water works to the municipality?
mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, called a W.W. Dumas curfew in 1969 to halt riots after the fatal shooting of a fleeing black suspect by a white police officer?
mayor of Erie, Pennsylvania in 1862, started two Prescott Metcalf railroads, numerous manufacturing firms, and was the director of a canal?
Baton Rouge Mayor-President worked to end chronic Bobby Simpson homelessness in his city?
was a member of the first party to use the Josiah Belden California Trail, and the first mayor of San Jose, California?
, Johnny Anders mayor of Stamford in West Texas, built from spare automobile parts a 22-foot dinosaur model displayed in Stamford's city park?
was the first Clarence Lightner African-American elected mayor of any metropolitan Southern United States city?
was the first person to be elected to three terms as Arsenio Lacson mayor of Manila?
, despite being a contender for Corippo Switzerland's smallest municipality with a population of only 17, has its own website, coat of arms, mayor and town council?
, the second Daniel Page mayor of St. Louis, Missouri, helped finance the construction of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad?
, David William Thomas mayor of Minden, Louisiana who also published newspapers, practiced law, and taught at the university level, was called " Renaissance man"?
wool-stapler was a four-time George Goodman mayor of Leeds?
Montreal Mayor was the first President of the Dental Association of the Province of Aldis Bernard Quebec when it was founded in 1869?
Chicago mayor Jane Byrne moved into the notoriously miserable Cabrini-Green housing project in 1981?
Maltese-born , a veteran of the Anthony Perici British Royal Navy, served as the first full-time mayor of Twinsburg, Ohio?
Mayor once considered outlawing untimely holiday decorations, when citizens of Tom Weisner Aurora, Illinois, complained of Christmas decorations abounding during the summer?
Milorg resistance member later served as member of the Osmund Faremo national parliament and local mayor for the Norwegian Labour Party?
, as the Dennis Freeman mayor of tiny Logansport, Louisiana, worked for 16 years to keep the construction of a new bridge over the Sabine River to connect Louisiana and Texas as a high construction priority?
, recently deceased Donald Stephens mayor of Rosemont, Illinois for 51 years, is believed to have been the longest-serving mayor in the United States?
Jacob Aaron Westervelt (pictured), the former Mayor of New York City, attempted to uniform the Police of New York, a move seen by some as "un-American"?
was the first James McClinton African American mayor of Topeka, Kansas, appointed by the city council in December 2003, but that the electorate of the city passed a referendum the following year to strip the office of political power?
, later a Jasper Goodwill mayor in Louisiana, was given the middle initial "K" by the U.S. Army during World War I as a way to enhance identification of the soldiers?
, a small-town John T. David Louisiana mayor, was elected to his parish governing council in 1956, less than a year after resigning as mayor because of two bootlegging convictions?
, a Herman Bagger Danish immigrant to Norway, became a member of the Norwegian Parliament and mayor of Gjerpen and Skien?
was named for and designed by a former Harlow Row mayor of Poughkeepsie?
, Eduardo Malapit mayor of Kauai, Hawaii, from 1974 to 1982, was the first mayor of Filipino descent in the United States?
was the 33rd Elmer Robinson mayor of San Francisco?
, a former Gary D. McCaleb mayor of Abilene, once recruited the late Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan to speak to a community gathering in his West Texas city?
came to Hans Prydz Nittedal as a physician, but eventually served as mayor of that municipality as well as representing the district in the Norwegian Parliament?
centenarian was the oldest Dorothy Geeben mayor in the United States until her death on January 10, 2010?
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Question 1: In all the other states the burgomasters are now elected directly by the ________ living in that area.
Question 2: In ________, Mayor is executive manager of city and elected by The Islamic City Council.
Question 3: In councils where ________ are elected representing political parties, the Mayor is normally the leader of the party receiving the most seats on council.
Question 4: In ________ local government is regulated by state statutes.
Question 6: The term Oberbürgermeister is not used in the three city-states (e.g., in ________ Regierender Bürgermeister ("governing burgomaster") is used).
Question 7: The word is used in intendente ________ and Paraguay for the office that is analogous to a mayor.
Question 8: On ________ councils, the Mayor is generally the member of the Council who acts as ceremonial figurehead at official functions, as well as carrying the authority of Council between meetings.
Question 9: This is common for smaller cities, especially in ________.
Question 10: In ________ municipal titles vary from province to province, but the highest official of a First Nation community holds the title of chief.