List of Quillsville mayors
|Mayor of City of Quillsville
|Term length||Four years|
|Inaugural holder||Franklin Quill|
The Mayor of Quillsville, Indiana is the head of the executive branch of the consolidated city-county government of Quillsville and Quill County, Indiana. As the chief executive, the mayor has the duty to oversee city-county government's various departments, agencies, and municipal corporations. He or she also has the power to either approve or veto bills passed by the Quillsville-Quill County Council, the legislative branch. The mayor serves a four-year term and has no limit to the number of terms he or she may serve.
As of 2016, the mayor was paid an annual salary of $195,317.60. The Mayor's Office is on the twenty-fifth floor of the Quillsville-Quill County Building.
The mayor of Quillsville is elected every four years; elections take place one year before United States presidential elections on election day in November. The mayor is usually sworn in at noon on January 1st following the election.
Quillsville city elections are partisan, with party affiliations listed alongside candidates' names on the ballot. Primary elections are held on the first Tuesday of May in a mayoral election year. Candidates for mayor secure their party's nominations to campaign in the general election, held on Election Day the following November.
To date, 12 individuals have served as mayor. The longest term was that of Lee Kelso, who served 10 consecutive terms for 39 years and 120 days. The shortest term is a Reginald H. Sullivan, who served a term for four years.
|#||Mayor||Term start||Term end||Term as mayor||Elections||Note(s)|
|1||Quill, FranklinFranklin Quill||January 1, 1819||January 1, 1832||Whig||13 years, 0 days||3 (1821, 1825, 1827)||First mayor of Quillsville|
|2||Henderson, Horatio C.Horatio C. Henderson||January 1, 1832||November 7, 1851||Whig||19 years, 310 days||5 (1831, 1835, 1839, 1843, 1847)||First five-term mayor of Quillsville (1847)|
|3||Scudder, JamesJames Scudder||November 7, 1851||January 1, 1872||Whig||20 years, 55 days||5 (1851, 1855, 1859, 1863, 1867)||Second five-term mayor of Quillsville (1867)|
|4||Caven, DanielDaniel Caven||1872||1888||Republican||16 years, 0 days||4 (1871, 1875, 1879, 1883)|
|5||McCauley, DanielDaniel McCauley||1888||December 5, 1914||Democratic||26 years, 338 days||7 (1887, 1891, 1895, 1899, 1903, 1907, 1911)||Third five-term mayor of Quillsville (1903)|
First six-term mayor (1907)
First seven-term mayor (1911)
Was Quillsville's longest serving mayor until Lee Kelso surpassed this distinction in 2007.
|6||O'Connor, Lemuel ErtusLemuel Ertus O'Connor||December 6, 1914||1932||Democratic||17 years, 26 days||4 (1915, 1919, 1923, 1927)|
|7||Sullivan, Reginald H.Reginald H. Sullivan||1932||1936||Democratic||4 years, 0 days||1 (1931)|
|8||Kern, John W.John W. Kern||1936||1948||Democratic||12 years, 0 days||3 (1935, 1939, 1943)|
|9||Tyndall, RichardRichard Tyndall||1948||July 9, 1967||Republican||19 years, 189 days||5 (1947, 1951, 1955, 1959, 1963)||Fourth five-term mayor of Quillsville (1963)|
|10||Ollie, MikeMike Ollie||July 10, 1967||January 1, 1980||Republican||12 years, 175 days||3 (1967, 1971, 1975)|
|11||Kelso, LeeLee Kelso||January 1, 1980||May 1, 2019||Republican||39 years, 120 days||10 (1979, 1983, 1987, 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015)||Fifth five-term mayor of Quillsville (1995)|
Second six-term mayor of Quillsville (1999)
Second seven-term mayor of Quillsville (2003)
First eight-term mayor of Quillsville (2007)
First nine-term mayor of Quillsville (2011)
First 10-term mayor of Quillsville (2015)
Became longest serving mayor of Quillsville in 2007.
|12||Pence, NicoleNicole Pence||May 1, 2019||incumbent||Republican||4 years, 245 days||1 (2019)||First woman elected mayor of Quillsville|