The Detroit Elections Commission has certified Mike Duggan’s candidacy for Mayor of Detroit.
Detroit’s next mayor will inherit a city low on cash and an office low on power, yet nearly two dozen candidates are seeking the job anyway.
A meeting of the so-called “Big Four” metro Detroit leaders is known to draw a crowd, but it was an unexpected sign that stole the show Thursday.
Bing added he’s forming a committee to explore other opportunities, including running for Wayne County executive.
Napoleon said he’ll run a three-pronged campaign.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is taking the first step toward a run for re-election.
Mike Duggan is the first of several Detroit mayoral candidates to turn in his petition signatures to place his name on the November ballot.
It was a festive mood at the Samaritan Center Tuesday night as Mike Duggan made it official — he’s running for mayor of Detroit.
The selection of Detroit’s next police chief, and the mayor’s political future, both appear to be in limbo.
Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon says he’s considering a run for Detroit mayor in 2013.