WDET 101.9 FM August 3 Primary Candidate Guide

Get to know the candidates running in local elections in Dearborn, Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Pontiac and Sterling Heights.

Michigan is gearing up for a municipal primary on August 3. Communities will be voting on new mayors, city council members and proposals.

While presidential and gubernatorial elections tend to steal the spotlight, local elections are critical because they are the most likely to impact your day-to-day life. Your local leaders are making decisions that shape everything from public safety and education to how and when your trash is collected.

101.9 WDET is committed to offering trusted, accurate information on voting, ballot access, candidates and key issues. Learn more »

WDET distributed surveys to candidates on the ballot in Dearborn, Detroit, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Pontiac and Sterling Heights to gain a deeper understanding of what’s motivating them to run.

Make an informed decision when you go to the voting booth. Get to know the candidates running for mayor, city council or city clerk in your area by selecting a link below:




Highland Park


Sterling Heights

Candidate Guide produced in collaboration with Detour Detroit.

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  • Meta Stange
    Meta Stange is the Digital Content and Engagement Manager for 101.9 WDET, overseeing the station's digital editorial content. She enjoys reading, making bad jokes, and hanging out with her dog, Salmon.