Bobby Dyer (politician)

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Bobby Dyer
Mayor of Virginia Beach
Assumed office
November 20, 2018
Preceded byLouis Jones (Acting)
Personal details
Born1950 (age 68–69)
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Trish Dyer
EducationSaint Louis University (BS)
Fairleigh Dickinson University (MPA)
Regent University (PhD)

Robert M. Dyer is an American politician currently serving as the Mayor of Virginia Beach, Virginia.[1] Prior to being elected mayor, Dyer served as a member of the city council for 14 years. Dyer has also been a physical therapist for over 40 years and a professor of government at his alma mater, Regent University.[2][3] He won the November 2018 election for mayor despite being outraised by his opponent nearly 5 to 1.[4]


  1. ^ "A new mayor has been elected in Virginia Beach, Bobby Dyer". 13 News Now. November 6, 2018. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  2. ^ Skelton, Alissa (November 16, 2018). "Councilman Bobby Dyer is becoming mayor of Virginia Beach. Here's how he intends to lead". The Virginian Post. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  3. ^ Skelton, Alissa (October 27, 2018). "Who will become the next mayor of Virginia Beach?". The Virginian Post. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  4. ^ Skelton, Alissa (November 6, 2018). "In Virginia Beach mayor's race, longtime councilman will become the new mayor". The Virginian Post. Retrieved January 29, 2019.