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Detroit Mayor Election

New Detroit Mayor: Stop Talking About My Race

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 11.07.2013 | Black Voices

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's mayor-elect said Wednesday that far too much had been made of his skin color during a successful campaign that w...

Detroit Elects First White Mayor In 40 Years

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

DETROIT -- Voters today elected Detroit's first white mayor in 40 years to help lead the struggling city out of bankruptcy. Mike Duggan, who ran on...

SHOCKING News From Detroit's Mayor Race

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 4:49 p.m.. -- Detroit station WDIV-TV says that the Wayne County Board of Canvassers is declining to certify the vote count after releasing fi...

'Write-In,' Napoleon Move On

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 10.06.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — He was in the race. He was out. Then he was back in again. Now Mike Duggan is the front-runner for mayor of bankrupt Detroit after win...

'There's No Roadmap:' Detroit Primaries Overshadowed By Bankruptcy

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 10.05.2013 | Detroit

More than a dozen candidates were running in Tuesday's primary for Detroit mayor, an office with little immediate power because most operations are being run by an emergency manager seeking to take the city into bankruptcy. None of the candidates has name recognition outside the city like current Mayor Dave Bing, a former NBA great who opted not seek another four-year term.

Ashley Woods

What Do Mike Duggan, JFK And Stubbs The Cat All Have In Common?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.28.2013 | Detroit

What do John F. Kennedy, Strom Thurmond and an Alaskan cat named Stubbs all have in common? They are all politicians who ran as write-in candidates...

Ashley Woods

LOOK: Best Ideas And Insults From Detroit's First Mayoral Forum

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 05.30.2013 | Detroit

Mackinac Island is 300 miles away from the city of Detroit, but that didn't stop four of the city's candidates for mayor from engaging in the 2013 cam...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Could Duggan Be Disqualified From Mayor's Race?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.21.2013 | Detroit

For Detroit mayoral contender Mike Duggan, who just moved to the city last year and has gained attention as a white candidate in a majority African-Am...

Will He Or Won't He?

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 07.14.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — A visibly frustrated Detroit Mayor Dave Bing announced Tuesday that he won't seek a second term and ripped Michigan officials for not ...

Mayoral Candidate Turns To Super Bowl For Exposure

Posted 01.28.2013 | Detroit

Talk about President Obama's inauguration may be cooling down, but the Detroit mayor's race is starting to ignite. State Rep. Lisa Howze (D-Detroit) p...