Mitch Colvin

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Mitch Colvin
Mitch Colvin Mayor FAY.jpg
Mayor of Fayetteville, North Carolina
Assumed office
December 4, 2017[1]
Preceded byNat Robertson
Personal details
Born1973 (age 45–46)
Fayetteville, North Carolina, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materFayetteville State University
ProfessionPolitician mortician
Websitehttp://mitchcolvinformayor2017.com/

Mitch Colvin (born 1973) is an American businessman, mortician and politician, who is serving as the Mayor of Fayetteville, North Carolina, starting December 2017.

Colvin, a member of the Democratic Party, has served as a member of the Fayetteville City Council for two-consecutive terms from 2013 to 2017.

In addition to serving on the council as Mayor Pro Tem, Mayor Colvin serves as the chair of the Baseball Committee; which negotiated a deal to bring minor league baseball affiliate of the MLB Houston Astros to downtown Fayetteville.

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper appointed Mitch Colvin to the Governor's Crime Commission in May 2017.[2] He began work on the Commission during its June 2017 quarterly meeting.[2]

In July 2017, Colvin filed as a candidate for the office of Mayor of Fayetteville, NC. In October 2017, he led all candidates in the primary election with 45% of the votes. In November 2017, he faced Nat Robertson, a registered Republican Party incumbent, in a general election for mayor. He won the election with over 59% of the votes.

In the November 2019 election, he ran unopposed.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nat Roberston sworn-in as Fayetteville mayor". Time Warner Cable News North Carolina. December 2, 2013. Retrieved June 13, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "People's Biz: Fayetteville mayor pro tem joins governor's Crime Commission". Fayetteville Observer. June 10, 2014. Retrieved June 13, 2014.
  3. ^ Woolverton, Paul (July 18, 2019). "Meg Larson undecided on Hope Mills reelection bid". The Fayetteville Observer. Retrieved July 25, 2019. Also unchallenged as of Thursday evening [July 18, 2019] was Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin.