The four leading candidates for Mayor of Detroit squared off Thursday night in another debate, this time on Mackinac Island as part of the annual Detroit Chamber of Commerce Policy Conference.
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.
Russell says if Bing decides to run for County Executive, he would face challenges because many of the same people who do not support him as mayor would also not support him as county executive.
Dane Slater finished with over 50% of the vote, beating out a field of 5 others, including former State representative Marty Knollenberg.
Voters in metro Detroit will hit the polls Tuesday to weigh in on bond issues and decide who will fill seats in local governments.
“I think at the end of the day, we’re supposed to live in a world, a society that believes in rehabilitation,” Banks said.
His brother Phillip Bentivolio gave an interview where he called him “mentally unbalanced” and predicted he’ll eventually spend time in prison.
Voters in several Michigan cities backed local ballot issues to decriminalize marijuana in some cases.
“As a practical matter it does make it more difficult for the eight communities that are in emergency, we were on a very positive path, hopefully to start transitioning (them out of it.)”
Michigan voters have spoken. Here’s a rundown on results of some of the proposals on local ballots.