R. Carey Davis

R. Carey Davis
Mayor of San Bernardino
Assumed office
March 3, 2014
Preceded by Pat Morris
Personal details
Born San Bernardino, California, U.S.
Citizenship United States
Nationality American
Political party Republican[1]
Spouse(s) Johnetta Davis
Children 4
Residence San Bernardino, California
Alma mater Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (bachelor's degree)[2]
California State University, San Bernardino(MBA)
Profession CPA

R. Carey Davis is the 28th mayor of San Bernardino, California.[2]

Early life and education

Davis was born in San Bernardino and graduated from Pacific High School there.[3] He received his bachelor's degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo[2] and his master's in business administration from California State University, San Bernardino.[2][3]


Davis is a certified public accountant.[4] who works as a controller in Los Angeles for Hehr International, a manufacturer of RV doors and windows.[3]

He became involved in city politics in spring 2013.[4] He ran for mayor in a ten-candidate field and in the November 5, 2013 election gained second place, being narrowly edged for first place by 7th Ward city council member Wendy McCammack.[4][5] Davis and McCammack then proceeded to a February 4, 2014 runoff election, in which Davis defeated Wendy McCammack; turnout was low.[4] He was sworn in on March 3, 2014.[6]


  1. Learish, Jessica (2 December 2015). "Who Is R. Carey Davis, San Bernardino's Mayor? People Will Be Looking To Him For Leadership". Bustle (magazine). Retrieved 8 December 2015. Davis, a Republican and political newcomer, was elected mayor of San Bernardino in 2014 in the wake of the city declaring bankruptcy.
  2. 1 2 3 4 About the Mayor: Mayor R. Carey Davis, City of San Bernardino (accessed December 3, 2015).
  3. 1 2 3 Ryan Hagen, Carey Davis: Vote for professionalism in San Bernardino mayor, The Sun (February 2, 2014).
  4. 1 2 3 4 Beau Yarbrough & Ryan Hagen, Carey Davis elected San Bernardino mayor, The Sun (February 5, 2014).
  5. Ryan Hagen, Wendy McCammack, Carey Davis headed for runoff in San Bernardino mayoral race (November 5, 2013).
  6. Hagen, Ryan (March 3, 2014). "New San Bernardino mayor sworn in". Redlands Daily Facts. Retrieved November 30, 2015.
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