Raymond Thomas "R. T." Rybak, Jr. (born November 12, 1955) is an American politician, journalist, businessperson, and activist who served as the 46th mayor of Minneapolis. In the 2001 election Rybak defeated incumbent Sharon Sayles Belton by a margin of 65% to 35%; the widest margin in city history for a challenge to an incumbent. He took office in January 2002, and won a second term in November 2005 and a third in November 2009. In late December, 2012, he announced he would not run for another term and was going to be concentrating on his family. Rybak called being mayor his "dream job."

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  • Raymond Thomas "R. T." Rybak, Jr. (born November 12, 1955) is an American politician, journalist, businessperson, and activist who served as the 46th mayor of Minneapolis. In the 2001 election Rybak defeated incumbent Sharon Sayles Belton by a margin of 65% to 35%; the widest margin in city history for a challenge to an incumbent. He took office in January 2002, and won a second term in November 2005 and a third in November 2009. In late December, 2012, he announced he would not run for another term and was going to be concentrating on his family. Rybak called being mayor his "dream job." Before being elected mayor, Rybak worked in journalism, business and activism. The first mayor of a large U.S. city to endorse Barack Obama's 2008 campaign for President, Rybak is one of five Vice Chairs of the Democratic National Committee. (en)
  • Raymond Thomas Rybak, Jr. dit « R.T. Rybak », né le 12 novembre 1955, est un homme politique américain, membre du Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party et maire de la ville de Minneapolis, dans le Minnesota, de 2002 à 2014. (fr)
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  • Raymond Thomas Rybak, Jr. dit « R.T. Rybak », né le 12 novembre 1955, est un homme politique américain, membre du Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party et maire de la ville de Minneapolis, dans le Minnesota, de 2002 à 2014. (fr)
  • Raymond Thomas "R. T." Rybak, Jr. (born November 12, 1955) is an American politician, journalist, businessperson, and activist who served as the 46th mayor of Minneapolis. In the 2001 election Rybak defeated incumbent Sharon Sayles Belton by a margin of 65% to 35%; the widest margin in city history for a challenge to an incumbent. He took office in January 2002, and won a second term in November 2005 and a third in November 2009. In late December, 2012, he announced he would not run for another term and was going to be concentrating on his family. Rybak called being mayor his "dream job." (en)
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