John E. Dailey
|127th Mayor of Tallahassee|
|Assumed office |
November 19, 2018
|Preceded by||Andrew Gillum|
|Member of the Leon County Board of Commissioners|
from the 3rd district
November 21, 2006 – November 19, 2018
|Preceded by||Dan Winchester|
|Succeeded by||Rick Minor|
|Born||December 7, 1972|
Miami, Florida, U.S.
|Education||Florida State University, Tallahassee (BA, MPA)|
London School of Economics (MA)
John Evans Dailey (born December 7, 1972) is an American politician from the state of Florida. He is the mayor of Tallahassee, Florida, serving since November 19, 2018. Dailey previously served for twelve years on the Leon County Board of County Commissioners, representing northwestern Leon County, FL from 2006 to 2018.
Early life and education
Raised in Tallahassee, Dailey is the son of the late Dr. J. Scott Dailey, who served as a member of the Leon County School Board (1994 - 2002) and as director of the Florida Institute of Government for nearly three decades.
On September 5, 2006, Dailey was elected to the Leon County Board of County Commissioners representing the third district. On November 6, 2018, he defeated Dustin Daniels in the 2018 Tallahassee mayoral election with 51.47% of the vote to 48.53%.
Dailey lives in Tallahassee, Florida with his wife, Virginia Dailey.
- "Mayoral candidate John Dailey discusses role of local government". Tallahassee Democrat. October 29, 2018. Retrieved 2018-12-04 – via Newspapers.com.
- "John Scott Dailey". Tallahassee Democrat. May 22, 2003. Retrieved 2018-12-04 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Commission: 2 runoffs, 2 vets and 1 fresh face". Tallahassee Democrat. September 6, 2006. Retrieved 2018-12-04 – via Newspapers.com.
- "John Dailey becomes next mayor of Tallahassee", WTXL, November 6th 2018
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