Mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A.
Dean Trantalis was first elected mayor of Fort Lauderdale in 2018 and was re-elected in November 2020. His 2018 election represented the largest victory in city history for a candidate running for a first term as mayor. The 2020 election was also by landslide proportions and featured the largest turnout ever in a city race.
As mayor, he is committed to improvements to the city’s infrastructure, responsible growth, increased fiscal responsibility in government and the maintenance of the great quality of life in our neighborhoods.
He represents the city on the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization, the county Tourism Development Council, the Broward Workforce Development Board, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and the Florida League of Mayors.
Dean was the first openly gay member of the City Commission and is the first openly gay mayor in the city history.