Susan J.M. Baumann
Madison's 55th Mayor 1997 - 2003
Apr 6, 1999 Sue Bauman easily defeated Eugene Parks in Madison's mayoral race, 35,206 to 8,294.
Bauman became the city's first female mayor two years earlier when she was elected to finish out
the remaining two years of Paul Soglin's term. Parks was the first Madison African American to
run in a general election for mayor.