- the office or tenure of a mayor.
Origin of mayoralty
Examples from the Web for mayoralty
De Blasio has made universal pre-K the centerpiece of his mayoralty.The Real Reasons New York has the Country’s Most Segregated Schools
Conor P. Williams
March 31, 2014
The prize this time is not the Democratic nomination for president but the mayoralty of Los Angeles.Obama Vs. Clinton, the Rematch, in the Los Angeles Race for Mayor
April 24, 2013
In 2009, Castro won the mayoralty with 56 percent of the vote.Can Julian Castro, Democrats’ Keynote Speaker, Out-Obama Obama?
September 4, 2012
But as Smith has pointed out, good behavior has never been a prerequisite for the mayoralty.Survey: Anthony Weiner Could Still Be New York Mayor
David A. Graham
June 3, 2011
When Gray decided to go for the mayoralty last March, Fenty was flush with cash and did not expect a challenge.A Talk with D.C.'s New Mayor
November 2, 2010
But I can afford to laugh at his mayoralty; it doesn't bring him in a sou!The Fortune of the Rougons
An understanding had already been arrived at as to the mayoralty.The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1
John Charles Dent
In the City of Schenectady that happened as a result of the mayoralty campaign of 1911.A Preface to Politics
His address on laying down the mayoralty is very characteristic.
Thomas Bradbery, mercer, kept his mayoralty there; deceased 1509.The Survey of London
- the office or term of office of a mayor
Word Origin and History for mayoralty
late 14c., mairaltee "office of a mayor" (mid-15c. as "tenure of a mayor"), from Middle French mairalté, from maire (see mayor) + -alte, as in principalte, reformed in English as -alty.