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Anthony Foxx
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U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Elections and appointments
NominatedApril 29, 2013
ConfirmedJune 27, 2013
AppointedJuly 2, 2013
Appointed byBarack Obama
Prior offices
Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina
Charlotte City Council
Campaign Manager for Rep. Mel Watt
High schoolWest Charlotte High School
Bachelor'sDavidson College
J.D.New York University School of Law
BirthdayApril 30, 1971
Place of birthCharlotte, North Carolina
Office website
Anthony Renard Foxx (b. April 30, 1971, in Charlotte, North Carolina) is the current Secretary of the Department of Transportation.[1] He was nominated on April 29, 2013, and unanimously confirmed by the Senate on June 27, 2013, with a 100-0 vote.[2]

He previously served as the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, and on the Charlotte City Council prior to that.[3]



Below is an abbreviated outline of Foxx's academic, professional and political career:

Confirmation vote

Anthony Foxx Confirmation vote, June 27, 2013
Party Votes for Approveda Votes against Defeatedd Total votes
Democratic Party Democrats 52 0 52
Republican Party Republicans 46 0 46
Independent Independents 2 0 2
Total Votes 100 0 100


Moniz is married with one child. His wife works as a professor of Portuguese.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steven Chu
U.S. Secretary of Energy
Succeeded by