Marlin’s New Mayor; Carolyn Lofton

The City of Marlin has a new Mayor, Ms. Carolyn Lofton. Mayor Lofton was born & raised in Marlin, Texas. Historically, she is the first African – American Mayor of the City of Marlin. On her website, she makes it clear that this is not about race and a part of her vision is to unify the city. “I want to work with ALL of the citizens of Marlin to improve and uplift our community from the negative aura that currently surrounds it. “

Mayor Lofton said that she was inspired by God to run for Mayor but also she was sick and tired of being sick and tired about the condition of Marlin, so she decided to do something about it.

Mayor Lofton was sworn into office Tuesday, May 14, 2019, and has officially taken her seat.

Carolyn won the Mayoral election with a total of 334 votes.

For more info about Mayor Carolyn Lofton visit her website at

Marlin Pride’s interview with newly elected Mayor Carolyn Lofton

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