Let's play "15 questions"
When was Byron Brown first elected Buffalo mayor?
What Republican candidate did Brown defeat to first become mayor of Buffalo?
What government job does that Republican candidate currently hold?
What job did Brown hold before becoming mayor?
Who becomes mayor if Brown doesn't finish out his term?
Name the last three mayors before Brown became mayor.
How many terms did each of those prior mayors serve?
Who is the highest-ranking female in the Brown Administration?
Name the last woman to hold an elective office in city government.
How many Council members are on the Common Council?
Are they all at-large, all district representatives or a combination of both?
Who is youngest Council member?
Who is oldest Council member?
Who is the newest Council member?
Who is the longest-tenured Council member?
Come back tomorrow for answers.
But meanwhile, feel free to email me your responses – firstname.lastname@example.org – and I'll let you know if you got them right.
Today's calendar items
Buffalo Common Council committee meetings, starting with Civil Service and Finance in the morning, then Community Development and Legislation in the afternoon.
Story topics: City Hallways