(CBS DETROIT) – On Wednesday, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced his run for re-election in 2021.
He was first elected as Detroit’s mayor in 2013 and won re-election in 2017.READ MORE: Campbell Has His Hands Full
If elected, this would be Duggan’s third term.READ MORE: Michigan House Votes To Increase Funding For School Resource Officers After Oxford High School Shooting
During his virtual event Wednesday, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Wayne County Executive Warren Evans and several community leaders endorsed the Detroit mayor in the video.
Last month, Alexis Wiley — the mayor’s chief of staff — announced she would be stepping down to run Duggan’s re-election campaign and start a public relations firm. Earlier this week, the mayor’s office announced Trisha Stein would replace Wiley.MORE NEWS: Michigan Matters: Two Stars With Motor City Ties Lighting Up Entertainment World
Duggan served as president and CEO of the Detroit Medical Center prior to becoming mayor.
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