South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg: A Timeline


Jan. 20 - Age on Inauguration Day 39 years, 0.1 months.







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Leaves McKinsey to run for state Treasurer.  Nov. 2 - Democratic nominee, losing to incumbent Richard Mourdock (R) by 62.5% to 37.5%.
Elected Mayor of South Bend with 74% of the vote.
Jan. 1 - Takes office as the youngest mayor of a city with 100,000+ residents.
Deployed to Afghanistan for seven months as lieutenant, 2013-14.
Sept. - Returns to the U.S..  Oct. - Resumes position as Mayor.
June 16 - Announces in an essay in the South Bend Tribune that he is gay (>).
Nov. 3 - Re-elected with 80+% of the vote.

Jan. 5-Feb. 24, 2017 - Runs for DNC chair, withdraws the day before the vote (+).
June 16 - Marries partner Chasten Glezman.
Dec. 7 - Announces he will not seek a third term as mayor.
Jan. 23 - Announces formation of exploratory committee.
Feb. 12 - Author of Shortest Way Home (Liveright).
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Graduates from St. Joseph High School; president of the senior class and valedictorian.  Starts at Harvard College

Intern for Jill Long Thompson's campaign for Congress.


B.A. in history and literature from Harvard College.
-Policy/research on Kerry campaign.
-Conference director for The Cohen Group in DC, 2004-05.
Elected Rhodes scholar.

Degree in philosophy, politics and economics from Pembroke College, Oxford.
Consultant at McKinsey and Company, 2007-10.

Commissioned Naval intelligence officer in the Navy Reserve.
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Jan. 19 - Born in South Bend, IN.







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