Cory Mason is a fifth-generation Racine resident, who has spent more than 12 years representing the residents and businesses of his hometown, first as a member of the Wisconsin State Legislature and now as Mayor.
After winning election in 2006 to a seat in the Wisconsin State Assembly, Mason went on to be re-elected for five additional two- year terms frequently receiving over 80% of votes cast. In 2017, he won a special election to serve as Racine’s 61st Mayor, and was elected to a full term in April 2019.
Mayor Mason is focused on rebuilding the middle class as well as leveraging technology and public-private partnerships to fuel economic growth and advance livability, equity, workability, and sustainability.
A graduate of Case High School, Mayor Mason earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He and his wife, Rebecca, an accomplished attorney and former municipal judge, have been blessed with three young children: Eleanor Roosevelt Mason, Amelia Earhart Mason, and Cory H. Mason V.