WDET’s Special Election Preview Show

Listen to the full WDET’s pre-election broadcast here.

Click on the audio above to play the full show.

Metro Detroit voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide dozens of local races and if some ballot measures will be adopted. 

All of WDET’s election coverage can be found here.

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The day before voting, WDET offers an hour of special coverage of local races. The program, hosted by WDET’s Jerome Vaughn and Pat Batcheller, includes interviews with candidates, reporting from the community, and a collection of Detroit voters’ voices talking about the issues as they see and experience them in their neighborhoods.

Here’s the rundown of the program — you can hear the audio of each story at the links:

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Detroit Mayor Says Investment Will Reach All In Bid For 2nd Term

Mayoral Challenger Young II Says Detroit Rebirth is Leaving Blacks Behind

Why I’m Running: Detroit Mayoral Incumbent Mike Duggan

Why I’m Running: Detroit Mayoral Challenger Coleman Young II



It’s Any Man’s Race in Detroit District 2

Detroit’s District 4: City Council Candidates’ Priorities Align with Residents in Morningside Neighborhood

Extremely Diverse City Council District 6 Needs Diverse Approach

Detroit Pot Proposal + New State Pot Regs, What’s the Deal?

Voter Voices: Two Detroits