In just six months, Detroiters will select the top two mayoral candidates during the nonpartisan primary.
Mayor Dave Bing convinced a majority of city council members last week to fire Crittendon as corporation counsel because of her commitment to challenge any state financial takeover in court.
In a mayoral contest that could flare racial and class tensions, Napoleon took jabs at former Wayne County Prosecutor Mike Duggan.
Today, state Rep. Fred Durhal is expected to announce he’ll throw his hat in the ring, and Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon likely will follow within the next two weeks.
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 […]