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Miro Weinberger
42nd Mayor of Burlington
Assumed office
April 2, 2012
Preceded by Bob Kiss
Personal details
Born (1970-02-25) February 25, 1970 (age 48)
Hartland, Vermont, U.S.
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Stacy Weinberger[1]
Children Li Lin, Ada[1]
Alma mater Yale University, John F. Kennedy School of Government[2]
Website Official website

Miro Weinberger (born February 25, 1970) is an American politician and the 42nd and current mayor of Burlington, Vermont.[3]

Political life[edit]

Weinberger was formerly a member of the airport commission for the Burlington International Airport.[4] He was the Chittenden County Democratic Chair during the 2004 election cycle.[5]

Mayor of Burlington[edit]

Weinberger was elected mayor of Burlington on March 6, 2012. He is the first Democratic mayor since Gordon Paquette was defeated by (current-U.S. Senator) Bernie Sanders in 1981.[3] In the election for Mayor, Weinberger was endorsed by Sanders as well as former Progressive Mayor Peter Clavelle and Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin after Miro won the contested primary and was only facing token Republican opposition.[3] Weinberger won with 57.7% of the vote.[3] He was re-elected to a second term on a state holiday, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. On March, 6, 2018, Weinberger was re-elected to a third term in office with 48% of the vote. He defeated Carina Driscoll (I) and Infinite Culcleasure (I) in a highly publicized election.(Town Meeting Day in Vermont[6]).

Personal[edit]

Weinberger married Stacy Sherwat in 2000, and they have two daughters, Li Lin and Ada.[1][4][5] He plays catcher for the Burlington Cardinals in an over-35 men's baseball league. [7][8] Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee is also on the team.[4] In addition to politics, Weinberger was also formerly board president of the Turning Point Center for Chittenden County, and served on the board of the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Burlington Mayor Weinberger and family welcome baby girl". Archived from the original on November 18, 2013. Retrieved November 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "ABC22: "Your Voice"". Retrieved May 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Weinberger becomes Burlington's 42nd mayor". Retrieved April 16, 2012. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b c "Burlington's new mayor opens up about the transition, his goals and his favorite music". Retrieved April 16, 2012. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b c "Miro for Mayor campaign site". Retrieved April 16, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Town Meeting Day Vermont Observances". Time and Date AS. Retrieved April 29, 2016. 
  7. ^ "For the Love of the Game". Retrieved June 15, 2012. 
  8. ^ "2016 Burlington Cardinals". Burlington Cardinals. Vermont Senior Baseball League inc. Retrieved April 29, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Bob Kiss
Mayor of Burlington
2012– present
Incumbent


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