|58th Mayor of Tampa|
April 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Pam Iorio|
|City Councilman of Tampa, Florida|
1995 - 2003
|Born||July 29, 1958
|Spouse(s)||Dr. Catherine Lynch Buckhorn|
|Alma mater||Penn State University|
Buckhorn, a former lacrosse player at Penn State University, previously served on the Tampa city council during the term of former mayor Sandy Freedman. Prior to being elected as mayor in a runoff election on March 22, 2011, over opponent Rose Ferlita, he ran, but lost, in 2003.
Buckhorn announced to run for the Mayoral election to succeed Pam Iorio, who was term limited.
In office as mayor, Buckhorn has continued the expansion of the Tampa Riverwalk towards Tampa Heights, sought development in downtown Tampa and Channelside, pushed for the Tampa Ports to takeover the Channelside retail area, and supported demolition of the Jackson Rooming House.
- "Bob Buckhorn to be sworn in Friday as mayor of Tampa". March 31, 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2011.
- "Tampa Mayor-Elect Bob Buckhorn meets with Mayor Pam Iorio". March 23, 2011. Retrieved March 23, 2011.
- "Tampa mayoral candidate profile: Bob Buckhorn". January 13, 2011. Retrieved March 23, 2011.
- "Hillsborough - Election Results". Retrieved March 23, 2011.
- "A sprint for Buckhorn and Ferlita". March 2, 2011. Retrieved March 23, 2011.
- Supporters seek to save historic Jackson Rooming House November 21, 2013 Kevin Wiatrowski TBO.com
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