Sheila Dixon

American mayor
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Sheila Dixon (born December 27, 1953) is an American politician. She was the first African American female mayor in Baltimore, Maryland. She was also the third African American mayor in Baltimore.

In 2016, Dixon unsuccessfully sought election as mayor of Baltimore. She lost to Catherine Pugh. In the 2020 mayoral election, she barely lost in June 2's primary to Brandon Scott. [1]

Dixon was born in Baltimore, Maryland.


  1. "Baltimore's Democratic Voters Nominate Scott for Mayor". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved March 27, 2021.