Mayor Archives

Making History: Cavalier Johnson is Milwaukee’s first African American elected mayor

April 7, 2022

On Tuesday, April 5, 2022, Milwaukee turned out to the polls to elect a new mayor. Since the a very packed field was narrowed in primary, the two top runners were interim Mayor Cavalier Johnson and former Ald. Bob Donovan. After the votes were tallied Cavalier Johnson receiving 71.69 percent of the vote, has been… [Read More]

The Mayor lends a hand on the ‘pothole patrol’

May 3, 2013

Mayor Tom Barrett worked with a Department of Public Works pothole-filling crew on Wednesday, May 1 in a northwest side Milwaukee neighborhood. The number of pothole complaints in the city is up this year compared to 2012, due in part to a wet winter and several freeze/thaw cycles. With the recent warmer weather, DPW crews… [Read More]