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Mick Cornett

Mayor of Oklahoma City + Oklahoma
Male
Hometown Fayetteville
Political Party Republican Party
Alma Mater The University of...
Other Names Mick

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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    How The Decline Of Cars Is Changing Cities For The Better
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    The Fat City That Declared War On Obesity
    Huffington Post - Oct 15, 2015
  • How Did An Obese City Lose A Million Pounds?
    NPR - Feb 06, 2015
  • Mayors: Mo., Okla. Towns Rebuild After Tornadoes
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 10, 2014

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1959 Birth Born in 1959.

THIRTIES

1997 38 Years Old Cornett earned a journalism degree in TV news and has worked in news and sports as a reporter, anchor, and manager in Oklahoma City. As a reporter, he covered city politics from 1997 to 1999.

FORTIES

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, a Republican, was elected to the Oklahoma City Council in 2001.
2004 45 Years Old He became the Mayor of Oklahoma City on 2 March 2004.
2005 46 Years Old Cornett is widely credited with bringing the National Basketball Association to Oklahoma City when Hurricane Katrina forced the New Orleans Hornets to relocate in 2005. … Read More
2006 47 Years Old He was re-elected to a second term on 7 March 2006 by a 87.6% margin, the largest in city history.
…  He was also Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Urban Economic Affairs Committee until 2007.
2008 49 Years Old 1 More Event
He appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to promote the initiative on January 17, 2008. … Read More

FIFTIES

2009 50 Years Old 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. … Read More
2012 53 Years Old In 2012, Holt authored the book "Big League City: Oklahoma City's Rise to the NBA," which chronicled Cornett's efforts to bring the NBA to Oklahoma City.
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