City Mayor

​​​Michael S. Rawlings​​​​

​​61st Mayor of Dallas 

Mike Rawlings
Mike Rawlings came to Dallas in 1976 with a couple hundred dollars in his pocket and plans to work as a radio reporter. He didn't think he'd stay long. But over the next four decades, Rawlings proved that Dallas is truly a city of opportunity.​​

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Final State of the City Address

Mayor Mike Rawlings delivered his eighth and final State of the City address on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at the Dallas Regional Chamber luncheon presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. The mayor spoke on Dallas' progress, challenges and plans for the future in a conversation with Dallas Morning News Deputy Editorials Editor Rudy Bush.