|10th Mayor of Miramar|
|Assumed office |
April 1, 2015
|Preceded by||Lori Cohen Moseley|
Wayne Martin Messam
June 1974 (age 45)
South Bay, Florida, U.S.
|Education||Florida State University|
Messam has been seen as a possible candidate for President in the 2020 United States presidential election. On March 13, 2019, he announced the formation of an exploratory committee for a potential run. Messam announced his candidacy on March 28, 2019. Messam dropped out from the race on November 20, 2019 following low polling numbers, money raised and lack of qualification to any of the debates.
References[change | change source]
- "Mayor Wayne M. Messam". City of Miramar. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- Smiley, David. "Can anyone be president in 2020? This South Florida mayor may run and find out". Miami Herald. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
- waynemessam (4 February 2019). "My wife Angela and I count it a blessing that the great record of the city of Miramar would even place us in this conversation. When it comes to being an ambassador for the city, I have always said that all options will remain on the table" (Tweet).
- "Little-known Florida mayor to announce 2020 exploratory committee". CNN. March 13, 2019.
- Dan Merica (March 28, 2019). "Florida Mayor Wayne Messam announces 2020 presidential bid". CNN.
- "Wayne Messam suspends long-shot bid for presidency". USA Today. November 20, 2019.