Dwaine Caraway

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Dwaine Caraway
Mayor of Dallas
In office
February 26, 2011 – June 26, 2011
Preceded by Tom Leppert[1]
Succeeded by Mike Rawlings.[2]
Personal details
Born Dallas, Texas, U.S.[3]
Political party Democratic[citation needed]
Spouse(s) Barbara Mallory Caraway[4][5]
Residence Dallas, Texas
Website Official Mayoral Website

Dwaine Caraway is the former Mayor of Dallas after previous mayor Tom Leppert resigned to campaign for a US Senate seat.[6][7][8] [9][10] [11] [12] Caraway's first meeting with the Dallas city council was on March 2. He served as interim mayor until June 26, 2011[13] He was succeeded by Mike Rawlings.[14][15]

Caraway graduated from Roosevelt High School and attended Texas Southern University.[16]

Caraway is currently a Dallas Council Member representing District 4.

Caraway is well known for his time in Dallas as Mayor Pro Tem for giving dog murderer Michael Vick the key to the city, while Vick was still on probation for his multiple felonies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dallas' new era of opportunity". Dallas Business Journal (American City Business Journals). June 24, 2007. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dallas picks Rawlings as mayor in runoff election". Houston Chronicle. 18 June 2011. Retrieved 23 June 2011.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  3. ^ "About Dwaine". Retrieved 28 February 2011. 
  4. ^ Beck, Lita; Frank Heinz (23 March 2011). "Caraway Tape Released". KXAS. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "Police: Caraway incident may have started over apron". WFAA. 23 March 2011. Retrieved 24 March 2011.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  6. ^ Civale, Craig (February 23, 2011). "Caraway takes over as interim Dallas mayor on Friday". WFAA. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 
  7. ^ Thompson, Steve (February 25, 2011). "In Dallas mayor’s shoes now, Caraway says he won’t go out on a limb". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved February 27, 2011. 
  8. ^ Wilonsky, Robert (26 February 2011). "City Hall Hours Before He Becomes Mayor, Caraway Has Message for "Believers, Doubters and Critics"". Dallas Observer. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 
  9. ^ Austin, BJ (28 February 2011). "New Interim Dallas Mayor Takes Over". KERA. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  10. ^ Dallas mayor resigns amid Senate speculation (23 February 2011). Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/23/AR2011022308057.html |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 3 March 2011. [dead link]
  11. ^ Thompson, Steven (28 February 2011). "Dwaine Caraway spends his first day on the job as Dallas mayor". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  12. ^ Cutler, Mellisa (28 February 2011). "Dwaine Caraway Takes Over as Dallas Mayor". KDFW. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  13. ^ "First city council meeting for Dallas' interim mayor". WFAA. 2 March 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  14. ^ Novak, Daniel (18 June 2011). "Mike Rawlings Wins Dallas Mayoral Election". KDAF. Retrieved 20 June 2011. 
  15. ^ "ELECTIONS: Rawlings, Price cruise to victory; Hightower narrowly defeated in Arlington 29 7share0share0share37". Dallas Voice. 18 June 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2011.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  16. ^ http://www.dallasobserver.com/2008-03-27/news/the-dwaine-caraway-show/3/


Political offices
Preceded by
Tom Leppert
Mayor of Dallas
2011
Succeeded by
Mike Rawlings