|21st Mayor of Las Vegas|
July 6, 2011
|Preceded by||Oscar Goodman|
|Alma mater||Bryn Mawr College; University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Occupation||Mayor of Las Vegas|
She earned a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Bryn Mawr College in 1961. Carolyn and her husband Oscar moved to Las Vegas from Philadelphia as newlyweds in 1964.  She graduated the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1973 with a master's degree in counseling. She is the founder, president and trustee emeritus of the Meadows School. On June 7, 2011, she was elected Mayor of Las Vegas with 60 percent of the vote; she assumed office on July 6, 2011.
On October 24, 2011, Carolyn Goodman greeted President Barack Obama at McCarran Airport. In regards to negative remarks President Obama said about Vegas two years earlier that caused a stir with Goodman's husband Oscar, the previous mayor, she told Obama that "the slate is brand new and clean," and gave him one of her lucky mayor chips as a gift. 
Carolyn and Oscar Goodman have four children and six grandchildren. 
- Goldberg, Delen (June 7, 2011). "Carolyn Goodman easily wins race for Las Vegas mayor". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved June 13, 2011.
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