|Mayor of Fayetteville, North Carolina|
|Assumed office |
December 4, 2017
|Preceded by||Nat Robertson|
|Born||1973 (age 45–46)|
Fayetteville, North Carolina, U.S.
|Alma mater||Fayetteville State University|
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.
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.
- "Nat Roberston sworn-in as Fayetteville mayor". Time Warner Cable News North Carolina. December 2, 2013. Retrieved June 13, 2014.
- "People's Biz: Fayetteville mayor pro tem joins governor's Crime Commission". Fayetteville Observer. June 10, 2014. Retrieved June 13, 2014.
- 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.
- Barksdale, Andrew (May 9, 2017). "Fayetteville mayor pro tem joins governor's Crime Commission". The Fayetteville Observer. Archived from the original on November 10, 2017.
- Davis, Akilah (November 8, 2017). "Robertson loses bid for 3rd term as Fayetteville mayor". ABC 11 News.
- Primary Election Report (PDF). Cumberland County, North Carolina (Report). October 10, 2017. pp. 3–4.
- "Mayor Pro Tem Mitch Colvin". Fayetteville, North Carolina. Archived from the original on August 5, 2017.