Mick Cornett

Mayor of Oklahoma City + Oklahoma
Born Jul 16, 1958

Mick Cornett is the current Mayor of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. He also serves on notable positions including the national President of the Republican Mayors and Local Officials, and also serves on the Board of Trustees for the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He was also Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Urban Economic Affairs Committee until 2007. Cornett, a Republican, was elected to the Oklahoma City Council in 2001.… Read More

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    The Fat City That Declared War On Obesity
    Huffington Post - Oct 15, 2015
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    NPR - Feb 06, 2015
  • Mayors: Mo., Okla. Towns Rebuild After Tornadoes
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 10, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mick Cornett.


1958 Birth Born on July 16, 1958.


1976 17 Years Old Cornett is a native of Oklahoma City. He attended Putnam City High School, graduating in 1976. … Read More


1997 38 Years Old After graduating, Cornett worked for twenty years in news and sports as a reporter, anchor, and manager in Oklahoma City. As a reporter, he covered city politics from 1997 to 1999.


1999 40 Years Old In 1999 he started his own video production company, Mick Cornett Video Productions, specializing in jobs for the corporate and legal sectors. … Read More
2001 42 Years Old Cornett was elected to the Oklahoma City Council in 2001.
2004 45 Years Old Cornett became the Mayor of Oklahoma City on 2 March 2004.
2006 47 Years Old He was re-elected to a second term on 7 March 2006 by an 87.6% margin, the largest in city history.
2007 48 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He also served as Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Urban Economic Affairs Committee until 2007. … Read More
…  He appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to promote the initiative on January 17, 2008. … Read More


2009 50 Years Old 1 More Event
Cornett served as an Executive Vice President of Ackerman McQueen from 2009 to 2011, during which the Oklahoma Ad Club named him 2010's "Ad Man of the Year." … Read More
In 2010, he became only the fourth mayor in Oklahoma City history to be elected to a third term, defeating Steve Hunt by gaining 58% of the vote.
2011 - 2013 2 More Events
2014 56 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, he became the first mayor to be elected to a fourth term, defeating Ed Shadid with 65.7% of the vote.
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