Catherine Elizabeth Pugh is a former American politician and has been convicted of a felony. As a Democrat, she was Baltimore's 50th mayor from 2016 to 2019, when she resigned amid a scandal that resulted in criminal charges. Pugh has been involved in Maryland politics since 1999, when she was elected to the Baltimore City Council. She also held positions in the Maryland House of Representatives and the Maryland Senate, as a majority leader from 2015 to 2016. She ran for Baltimore in 2011 for the first time and lost her preliminary position because of entitlement. by Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Pugh ran for re-election in 2016 and won the primary election against former mayor Sheila Dixon. Pugh went on to win the mayoral election on November 8, 2016, with 57% of the popular vote, and took office on December 6, 2016. She was Baltimore's third consecutive female mayor. . In April 2019, Pugh announced that she would be on leave indefinitely to recover from pneumonia.
|Born||Catherine Elizabeth Crump, March 10, 1950, Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Education||Morgan State University (BS, MBA)|
|Preceded by||Stephanie Rawlings-Blake|
|Succeeded by||Jack Young|
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American politician who was elected to the Maryland State Senate as a Democrat in 2007. She was named the Democratic nominee for Mayor of Baltimore in 2016.
She attended Morgan State University, where she completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies. She was elected to her first office, Baltimore City Council, in 1999.
She's worked in a variety of capacities over the course of her career, including as a newspaper editor and local TV host. She also founded the firm C.E. Pugh & Company.
She was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, but has spent most of her career in neighboring Maryland.
She narrowly beat Sheila Dixon to earn the Democratic nomination for Mayor of Baltimore.
- Maryland politicians were convicted of a crime
- Senior Lecturer at Morgan State University
- Mayor of Baltimore
- Pennsylvania Crime
- Members of Baltimore City Council
- American politicians have been convicted of fraud
- Lawmakers of the Maryland states of African Americans
- Morgan State University Alumni
- Maryland State Women's Lawmakers
- Americans were convicted of tax crimes
- American crime
- American crime of the 21st century
- African-American women participate in politics
- Maryland Democrat
Latest information about Catherine Pugh updated on June 14 2021.