Gotham, after Mayor Borg left office. He had been taking a beating in approval ratings and his office looked to be in jeopardy in an upcoming election, namely because his city had been under attack by the Red Triangle Circus Gang. Oswald Cobblepot used this to his advantage by attempting to unseat Mayor Jenkins in the election. Mayor Jenkins had also made an enemy in Max Shreck, who sought to build a gigantic power plant. Mayor Jenkins disapproved the zoning for the idea, mostly because he heeded the advice of Bruce Wayne and other business magnates who did not consider Gotham to have an energy crisis. When Cobblepot blackmailed Shreck into helping him, Shreck struck a deal of his own. After Jenkins was unseated in the election, Cobblepot would use the mayorlty to both their advantages in that he would approve Shreck's power plant.Mayor Jenkins is the current Mayor of
- The Mayor's name is only identified in the film's novelization and early screenplay drafts.