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Mayor of the District of Columbia

head of the executive branch of the government of the District of Columbia, in the United States

The Mayor of the District of Columbia is the head of the executive branch of the government of the District of Columbia, in the United States. The mayor has the duty to enforce district laws, and the power to either approve or veto bills passed by the Council of the District of Columbia, in the United States.[1] The mayor's office oversees an annual district budget of $8.8 billion.[2]

Mayor of the District of Columbia
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Muriel Bowser
Incumbent
Muriel Bowser

since January 2, 2015
Term lengthFour years, renewable
Inaugural holderWalter Washington
Formation1973
Websitemayor.dc.gov

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "District of Columbia Home Rule Charter, Sec. 422". U.S. Congress. Abfa.com. 1973-12-24. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  2. "District of Columbia Approved Fiscal Year 2010 – Excecutive Summary". Government of the District of Columbia. Government.dc.gov. 2009-09-28. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-04-07. Retrieved 23 November 2014.