|Mayor of Superior, Wisconsin|
|2003 – 2010|
Ross is member of the Wisconsin Development Association, was a past director of the Wisconsin League of Municipalities. In addition, he is a member of the board of directors of Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, Superior Business Improvement District, Superior-Douglas County Development Association, Great Ships Initiative and the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Mayors Initiative.
Mayor of Superior, Wisconsin (2003-2010)
Ross was a small businessman in Superior prior to his election as Mayor when he was elected with 58% of the vote in an area that has been traditionally Democrat. Ross ran on the Republican ticket and was re-elected in 2007 with 62% of the vote. Ross ran as a strong fiscal conservative. His accomplishments as Mayor include containing taxes while eliminating $3.5 million in structural costs for the city, instituting a plan to eliminate 28 million in general obligation debt, and reversing negative cash flow in the city's golf course, landfill and health fund accounts. During his term of office Superior's growth has been rated as second highest in the state.
Ross unsuccessfully ran for the Republican nomination for Wisconsin lieutenant governor in 2010. He came in third in the September 14, 2010 primary.
Ross ran for Mayor as a fiscal conservative, promising smaller, more efficient and cost effective government.
Taxes and spending
Government should be limited. It needs to promote public safety,education, courts and roads, but the Wisconsin state government has had unprecedented growth in budget, taxes, and fees that is stifling growth and raising debt.
Economy and growth
Open the door to job growth by creating an investor friendly environment.
Right to keep and bear arms
Supports the conceal and carry law.
Supports pro life and marriage between one man and one woman.
Supports choice in education including vouchers, homeschooling, virtual schools, charter schools and strong public education. 
Ross was born in Superior, March 9th, 1952. He grew up in a small business family and ran his own upholstery business in Superior for twenty years. He and his wife, Lynn have four daughters and ten grandchildren.
- ↑ Candidates Registered for WI Lt. Governor
- ↑ Our Campaigns Website
- ↑ KBJR TV, Inc., "Growth in Superior Second Highest in State," Oct 6, 2009
- ↑ Friends of Dave Ross, "Positions on issues"
- ↑ JSOnline, "Scott Walker leads way in financing for governor," February 25, 2010.
- ↑ WisPolitics.com, "ZIELINSKI HAS EARLY FUNDRAISING EDGE IN DEM FIELD FOR LT. GOV," February 4, 2010