R. Carey Davis
R. Carey Davis
|Mayor of San Bernardino|
March 3, 2014 – December 19, 2018
|Preceded by||Pat Morris|
|Succeeded by||John Valdivia|
|Born||San Bernardino, California, U.S.|
|Residence||San Bernardino, California|
|Alma mater||Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (bachelor's degree)|
California State University, San Bernardino(MBA)
Richard Carey Davis formerly served as the mayor of San Bernardino,California. He served as the 28th mayor of the city. Davis lost the general election on November 6, 2018, after advancing from the primary on June 5, 2018.
Early life and education
Davis was born in San Bernardino and graduated from Pacific High School there. He received his bachelor's degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and his master's in business administration from California State University, San Bernardino.
He became involved in city politics in spring 2013. He ran for mayor in a ten-candidate field and in the November 5, 2013, election gained second place, being narrowly edged for first place by 7th Ward city council member Wendy McCammack. Davis and McCammack then proceeded to a February 4, 2014, runoff election, in which Davis defeated Wendy McCammack; turnout was low. He was sworn in on March 3, 2014.
- Learish, Jessica (2 December 2015). "Who Is R. Carey Davis, San Bernardino's Mayor? People Will Be Looking To Him For Leadership". Bustle. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
Davis, a Republican and political newcomer, was elected mayor of San Bernardino in 2014 in the wake of the city declaring bankruptcy.
- About the Mayor: Mayor R. Carey Davis, City of San Bernardino (accessed December 3, 2015).
- Ryan Hagen, Carey Davis: Vote for professionalism in San Bernardino mayor, The Sun (February 2, 2014).
- Beau Yarbrough & Ryan Hagen, Carey Davis elected San Bernardino mayor, The Sun (February 5, 2014).
- Ryan Hagen, Wendy McCammack, Carey Davis headed for runoff in San Bernardino mayoral race (November 5, 2013).
- Hagen, Ryan (March 3, 2014). "New San Bernardino mayor sworn in". Redlands Daily Facts. Retrieved November 30, 2015.