After, a newly elected mayor could take over earlier than July, when a mayoral term typically begins. Or, Quinn-Davidson could continue as acting mayor until July, when the elected mayor would take office.
If Rivera had been chosen acting mayor, he would have been the city’s first openly gay mayor. Rivera would also have been the first Latino mayor and at age 31, the youngest. The next youngest would be James Delaney Sr., who was either 32 or 33 when he was elected in 1929.