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Detroit Mayor Race

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...

We Must Affirm Detroit as a Safe City

Benny Napoleon | Posted 11.10.2013 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

Neighborhood revitalization is the key to Detroit's transformation. Our city will never truly be transformed until we can affirm it as a safe city.

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...

How A White Write-In Candidate Took Detroit's Primary

AP | By ED WHITE | Posted 10.07.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — 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 wi...

'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...

Mike Duggan vs. Mike Dugeon

WXYZ | Posted 09.24.2013 | Detroit

There's a new candidate who has entered the race to be Detroit's next mayor as a write-in candidate. His name is Mike Dugeon. That's right, Mike Dugga...

Ashley Woods

Mike Duggan Is Back.. | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.28.2013 | Detroit

D-U-G-G-A-N. That's how you spell Mike Duggan's last name, and it's his best strategy for becoming Detroit's next mayor. Nine days after bowing out...

Duggan: 'The Damage .. I Think Is Too Much To Overcome'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.19.2013 | Detroit

Mike Duggan announced Wednesday he was giving up his Detroit mayoral campaign after Tuesday's decision from the Court of Appeals that he was not eligi...

Mike Duggan Is Off The Ballot, Still

Posted 06.18.2013 | Detroit

Mike Duggan's efforts to stay on the Detroit ballot for the mayoral primary in August were blocked today by the Michigan Court of Appeals. The Cour...

Duggan Waits For Michigan Supreme Court

Detroit News | Posted 08.14.2013 | Detroit

The Michigan Supreme Court acknowledged Friday morning that it had received a filing from Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow on whether rival candi...

Ashley Woods

DUGGAN IS OUT | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.18.2013 | Detroit

Mike Duggan is off the ballot to become Detroit's next mayor, according to one of his many mayoral opponents, Tom Barrow, after an emergency hearing ...

Ashley Woods

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

Duggan Stays On The Ballot

Detroit Free Press | Posted 07.23.2013 | Detroit

Detroit's election commission today voted 2-1 to keep Mike Duggan, one of the front-runners in the race to replace Dave Bing as mayor of Detroit, on t...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Could Duggan Be Disqualified From Mayor's Race? | 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...

Ashley Woods

POLL: Candidate Pulls Ahead In Detroit Mayoral Race | Ashley Woods | Posted 04.19.2013 | Detroit

Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon leads the field in the race to become Detroit's next mayor, according to a new poll released on Thursday -- but th...

LOOK: The Men And Women Angling To Be Detroit's Next Mayor

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.06.2013 | Detroit

Michigan pundits may be scrambling to name the state's possible picks for an emergency financial manager in Detroit, but that speculation has done lit...

The State of Our City Is Fragile

Bradford Frost | Posted 04.16.2013 | Detroit
Bradford Frost

While full of possibility and enormous opportunity for growth and renewal, Detroit's future remains tenuous. Our civic leaders must urgently confront the deep historical challenges that are engulfing us today with three essential tasks.

WATCH: Lisa Howze Ad Airs During Super Bowl

Posted 02.04.2013 | Detroit

While one recent poll suggested that the campaign for Detroit's mayor in 2014 is a two-man race, Lisa Howze would beg to differ. Howze, a CPA and s...

Take Civic Action With Declare Detroit in 2013

Bradford Frost | Posted 03.31.2013 | Detroit
Bradford Frost

Before I sound preachy, allow me just to say this: your power is your ability to act. You can decide to engage, mobilize, and commit to making Detroit's public square more accountable. And, in 2013, Detroit needs your civic action more than ever.

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...

Napoleon Dynamite: Potential Mayoral Candidates Trade Barbs

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

Some recent remarks made by Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon in reference to potential mayoral rival Mike Duggan have the makings of old-fashioned ...