DETROIT (WWJ) – The race for Wayne County Executive is heating up as Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan throw their support behind Warren Evans.
“I will be out – door to door – with my friend Warren Evans and will be supporting him right through the end of this campaign,” rallied Mayor Duggan.READ MORE: Body Found In Red Cedar River Identified As Brendan Santo, MSU Police Say
Duggan told WWJ’s Stephanie Davis that Evans understands law enforcement:READ MORE: St. Clair Shores Councilman Wants To Save Obsolete Water Tower
“It is critical that we get a county executive who; one, has the experience to run a large organization budget and two, who knows the most pressing priority is we are going to deliver law enforcement services first,” said Duggan.
Evans is in a crowded field of candidates that include current Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, Westland Mayor William Wild, State Representative Phil Cavanaugh, and County Commissioner Kevin McNamara.MORE NEWS: Michigan School District Makes Masks Mandatory After Community Vote
The primary election is August 5th.