Mayor

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In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.wikipedia
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Directly elected mayors in England and Wales

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However, since reforms introduced in 2000, fourteen English local authorities have directly elected mayors who combine the "civic" mayor role with that of leader of the council and have significantly greater powers than either.
The first directly elected mayor was introduced in Greater London in 2000 as part of the statutory provisions of the Greater London Authority Act 1999.

Borough status in the United Kingdom

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Mayors are not appointed to district councils which do not have borough status.

Chief magistrate

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The chief magistrate of London bore the title of portreeve for considerably more than a century after the Norman Conquest.

Podestà

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In Medieval Italy, the city-states who did not consider themselves independent principalities or dukedoms – particularly those of the Imperial Ghibelline faction – were led by podestàs.
Currently, Podestà is the title of mayors in Italian-speaking municipalities of Graubünden in Switzerland.

Comune

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The model was copied throughout Europe in Britain's mayors, Italy's sindacos, most of the German states' burgomasters, and Portugal's presidents of the municipal chambers.
It is headed by a mayor (sindaco) assisted by a legislative body, the consiglio comunale (communal council), and an executive body, the giunta comunale (communal committee).

City

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In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
The chief official of the city has the title of mayor.

Burgomaster

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The model was copied throughout Europe in Britain's mayors, Italy's sindacos, most of the German states' burgomasters, and Portugal's presidents of the municipal chambers.
Contemporary titles are commonly translated into English as mayor.

Lord mayor

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In Queensland, the lord mayor and mayors are elected by popular vote at the general council election.
Lord mayor is a title of a mayor of what is usually a major city in the United Kingdom or Commonwealth realm, with special recognition bestowed by the sovereign.

Worship (style)

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Mayors have the title of 'His/Her Worship' whilst holding the position.
His Worship or Her Worship is an honorific prefix for mayors, justices of the peace and magistrates in present or former Commonwealth realms.

Municipal elections in Canada

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See also municipal elections in Canada.
Municipal elections usually elect a mayor and city council and often also a school board.

Copenhagen

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The mayor of Copenhagen is however called overborgmester "superior mayor".
Municipal administration is also conducted by a mayor, a council, and an executive.

List of lord mayors of Copenhagen

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The mayor of Copenhagen is however called overborgmester "superior mayor".
As of the municipal elections of November 19, 2013, Copenhagen has the following mayors:

Portreeve

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The chief magistrate of London bore the title of portreeve for considerably more than a century after the Norman Conquest.
In some cases (and usually more recently) the role has been combined with that of mayor.

Town council

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The mayor of a town council is officially known as "town mayor" (although in popular parlance, the word "town" is often dropped).
They consist of five to seven members with the head of council being the mayor or reeve.

Arrondissement

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The chief executives of boroughs (arrondissements) in Quebec are termed mayors (maires/mairesses in French).
It functions as an even lower administrative division, with its own mayor.

President of the Municipal Chamber

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The model was copied throughout Europe in Britain's mayors, Italy's sindacos, most of the German states' burgomasters, and Portugal's presidents of the municipal chambers.
President of the Municipal Chamber, or Presidente da Câmara Municipal, in Portuguese, is the title of the Mayor, in Portugal and other Portuguese-speaking countries.

Ontario

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In some small townships in Ontario, the title reeve was historically used instead of mayor.
Accordingly, rebellion in favour of responsible government rose in both regions; Louis-Joseph Papineau led the Lower Canada Rebellion and William Lyon Mackenzie, first Toronto mayor, led the Upper Canada Rebellion.

Demarchos

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The Greek equivalent of a mayor is the demarch .
In modern usage, the term is used for the mayor of a municipality.

Proposed directly elected mayor for the Dublin metropolitan area

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Since 2000 there have been proposals for a directly elected mayor of the Dublin Metropolitan Area.
There have been several proposals for a directly elected mayor of the Dublin metropolitan area in Ireland.

Governor of Jakarta

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There, mayoralty is a civil-service career position with limited authority and is designated by the Governor of Jakarta.
Executive head of Jakarta is a governor, instead of a mayor.

Jakarta

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Their region are called administration cities (kota administrasi).
The first government was led by a mayor until the end of 1960 when the office was changed to that of a governor.

List of municipalities of Norway

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Norway abolished it in 1937 as a title of the non-political top manager of (city) municipalities and replaced it with the title rådmann ("alderman" or "magistrate"), which is still in use when referring to the top managers of the municipalities of Norway.
Each municipality has its own governmental leaders: the mayor (ordfører) and the municipal council (kommunestyre).

Provost (civil)

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In Scotland the post holders are known as convenors, provosts, or lord provosts depending on the local authority.
Historically the provost was the chief magistrate or convener of a Scottish burgh council, the equivalent of a mayor in other parts of the English-speaking world.

Township (Canada)

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In some small townships in Ontario, the title reeve was historically used instead of mayor.
In some places, usually if the township is in a county, rather than in a regional municipality, the head of a political township is called a "reeve," not a mayor.

Reeve (England)

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In modern England and Wales, the position of mayor descends from the feudal lord's bailiff or reeve (see borough).