Ken Cockrel Jr. may become the fourth councilman to resign in the past two months.
Candidate Tom Barrow said Duggan is campaigning for the “wealthy and arrogant.”
People are registered to vote in government buildings where no one lives.
Former Wayne County Prosecutor Mike Duggan did not violate minimum residency requirements to become an official candidate in the race to replace outgoing Mayor Dave Bing, the Detroit Election Commission ruled Thursday.
Mayor Dave Bing, whose popularity has steadily declined since taking office in 2009, won’t run for re-election after all, but he has his eyes on something else.
Political observers brushed Lisa Howze off as a second-tier contender. Not anymore.
“You aren’t leaving until you delete that damn picture,” a male campaign volunteer hollered as he poked his finger at my chest.
If you’re 21, you have the right to guzzle a bottle of whiskey until you black out. But get caught with a small amount of marijuana and you could spend up to a year behind bars. Each year, the cash-strapped city of Detroit spends an average of $2.7 million prosecuting 1,500 people for marijuana possession. […]
By Steve Neavling Let’s hope Mike Duggan is more truthful than he has been about his secret bid to become Detroit’s next mayor. In interview after interview, the Detroit Medical Center CEO and former Wayne County prosecutor has denied plans to run since moving from the suburbs to Palmer Woods in Detroit earlier this year. […]
If Detroit is consistent about anything, it’s the city’s failure to find good leadership. From the segregationist mayors and city councils of the first half of the 20th century to the ineffective leaders of today, Detroit is a stark example of a city damaged by its own leadership. So as the 2013 mayoral election nears […]