Mayor of Stockton, California

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Mayor of Stockton, California
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Seal of City of Stockton
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Incumbent
Michael Tubbs

since January 1, 2017
Term lengthFour years
(renewable once)
Inaugural holderSamuel Purdy
Formation1850
Salary$72,384[1]
WebsiteCity of Stockton

The Mayor of the City of Stockton is the official head and chief executive officer of Stockton, California. The mayor is elected for a four-year term and limited to serving no more than two terms. Under the California Constitution, all judicial, school, county, and city offices, including those of chartered cities, are nonpartisan. Michael Tubbs is the city's 82nd and current mayor, serving since 2017.

List of Mayors of Stockton, California[edit]

As of April 2019, 82 individuals have served as Stockton's mayor since its incorporation as a city in California.[2] Eight mayors have served non consecutive terms, the first being L.M. Hickman, and the most recent being Arnold Rue. The mayor is chosen every four years in a municipal vote. Prior to 1992, the mayor was selected from the City Council.[3]

# Mayor Term start Term end Terms   Party
1 Samuel Purdy October 5, 1850 1850 1 Democratic
2 John C. Edwards 1851 1851 1 Democratic
3 William Baker 1852 January 1853 1
4 Jacob K. Shafer January 1853 May 1853 partial Democratic
5 M.B. Kenney May 1853 1853 1
6 J.M. Buffington 1854 1854 1
7 Alvin N. Fisher 1855 1855 1
8 H.W. Gillingham 1856 1856 1
9 B.W. Bours 1857 1858 1
10 E.S. Holden 1859 1862 3
11 George Gray 1863 1865 2
12 C.T. Meader 1866 1866 1
13 L.M. Hickman 1867 1867 1
14 R.B. Lane 1868 1869 1
(13) L.M. Hickman (2nd) 1869 1869 1
15 G.S. Evans 1870 1871 1
(10) E.S Holden (2nd) 1871 1871 1
16 Thomas Hook 1872 1872 1
17 J.K. Doak 1873 1874 2
18 Frank T. Baldwin 1875 1875 1
19 T.B. Buck 1876 1877 2
20 Charles Belding 1878 1878 1
21 G.C. Hyatt 1879 1880 2
22 H.O. Southworth 1881 1881 1
23 R.W. Tully 1882 1883 2
24 W.C. White 1884 1884 1
25 J.M. Welsh 1885 1887 2
26 L.U. Shippee 1888 1888 1
27 R.R. Reibenstein 1889 1890 1
28 W.R. Clark 1891 1894 3
29 J.M. McCall 1895 1895 partial
30 H.N. Boggs 1895 1896 1
31 William Inglis 1897 1898 1
32 W.B. Harrison 1899 1900 1
33 George E. Catts 1901 1902 1
34 C.E. Williams 1903 1904 1
35 M.J. Gardner 1905 1906 1
36 George F. Hudson 1907 1908 1
37 R.R. Reibenstein 1909 1915 3
38 A.C. Oullahan 1916 1920 4
39 Dana P. Eicke 1921 1923 2
40 Raymond O. Wheeler 1923 1927 4
41 Grover A. Grider 1928 1929 1
42 Carl Tremain 1930 1931 1
43 Con J. Franke 1932 1934 2
44 M.F. Richards 1935 1935 1
45 Ralph W. Fay 1936 1938 2
46 Gay E. Crane 1939 1939 1
47 Woodrow Coale 1940 1940 1
48 Lawrence L. Fentre 1941 1941 1
49 R.O. Robinson 1942 1942 1
50 Lewis A. Lodde 1943 1943 1
(45) Ralph W. Fay (2nd) 1944 1944 1
(46) Gay E. Crane (2nd) 1945 1946 1
51 Woodrow Coale 1947 1947 1
52 Jerry Keithley 1948 1948 partial
53 Lawrence L. Ventre 1948 1948 partial
54 Angelo Sanguinetti December 1948 1949 1
55 Dan W. Morrison 1950 1950 1
56 Woodrow W. LaTeer 1951 1951 1
(53) Lawrence L. Ventre (2nd) 1952 1952 1
57 Carl R. Evanhoe 1953 1953 1
58 Harvey M. Stull 1954 1954 1
59 Dean C. DeCarli 1955 1955 1
60 F.L. Bitterman 1956 1957 1
(58) Harvey M. Stull (2nd) 1958 1958 1
(59) Dean DeCarli (2nd) 1959 1959 1
61 Thomas E. Marnoch 1960 1961 1
62 Elmer R. Boss 1962 1963 1
63 Roger M. Huckins 1964 1964 1
64 Jimmie M. Rishwain 1965 1967 2
65 Albert Fedler 1967 1967 1
66 Joseph Doll 1968 1968 1
67 Arnold Rue 1969 1969 1
68 Luis Arismendi 1970 1970 1
(67) Arnold Rue (2nd) 1971 1971 1
69 Charles E. Bott 1972 1972 1
70 Clyde Davis 1973 1973 1
71 Manuel Silveria 1974 1975 1
72 Louis "Tom" Madden 1975 1977 2
(67) Arnold Rue (3rd) 1977 1978 1
73 Daniel A. O'Brien 1979 1980 1
(67) Arnold Rue (4th) 1981 1982 1
74 Randall Ronk 1983 1985 1
75 R. James Parkinson 1985 1985 partial
76 Barbara Fass 1985 February 1990 1
77 Joan Darrah February 1990 January 6, 1997 2 Democratic
78 Gary Podesto January 6, 1997 January 1, 2005 2 Republican
79 Edward Chavez January 1, 2005 January 6, 2009 1 Republican
80 Ann Johnston January 6, 2009 January 8, 2013 1 Democratic
81 Anthony Silva January 8, 2013 January 1, 2017 1 Republican
82 Michael Tubbs January 1, 2017 incumbent 1 Democratic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City Council - City of Stockton, CA". Stocktongov.com. Retrieved 2017-04-18.
  2. ^ "A positive legacy - recordnet". www.recordnet.com. 2004-12-05. Retrieved 2019-04-05.
  3. ^ "Joan Darrah, 72; ex-mayor of Stockton, descendant of Dearden's chain founder - latimes". Articles.latimes.com. 2006-06-25. Retrieved 2017-04-18.