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Detroit Mayoral Race

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...

Vote Mike Duggan for Mayor of Detroit on November 5th

Nick Norton | Posted 10.31.2013 | Detroit
Nick Norton

Not many people say this -- but Detroit is where I want to settle down, buy a house, and send my kids to school. Politics is therefore critical to how I shape my future in this community. I can't blame the system for failing to work for me, if I never got involved to help change that system in the first place.

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...

'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.

Why Tuesday's Primary Election Still Matters

Detroit News | Posted 10.05.2013 | Detroit

Detroit -- City voters will winnow a field of candidates for the next mayor and for the City Council on Tuesday amid much uncertainty about Detroit's ...

Six Reasons to Write in Mike Duggan for Mayor of Detroit on Aug. 6

Nick Norton | Posted 09.30.2013 | Detroit
Nick Norton

Duggan himself hesitated to relaunch his campaign. His supporters throughout the city, though, changed his mind. So why should the people of Detroit pick Mike Duggan as their man, write down his name, and fill in that circle on the ballot?

Candidates Talk Tough At Informal Mayor Debate

Detroit Free Press | Posted 09.10.2013 | Detroit

A wide slate of candidates for Detroit mayor took the opportunity Wednesday night to talk about what they would do if they win office -- even though t...

Ashley Woods

Mike Duggan Is Back..

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 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

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...

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...

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...

Detroit Is My Home

Benny Napoleon | Posted 02.19.2013 | Detroit
Benny Napoleon

We can make our neighborhoods safer. We can light our streets, clean up the blight and fix our roads. We can educate our babies.

Guess Who's Running For Mayor?

Posted 02.03.2012 | Detroit

Michigan State Representative Lisa L. Howze is already suiting up for the 2013 Detroit mayoral race. Howze said she will run for mayor of the city ...