Author: Ruby Duffield

Ruby Duffield graduated from Wayne State in December, 2016 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. A life-long Detroiter, she is proud to be part of WDET, where her love of writing and respect for journalistic integrity are nurtured. “More than ever before, it’s important to be informed about the events that impact our daily lives and the future of the world. WDET and NPR provide that information better than anyone.” Ruby also loves movies and enjoys writing reviews of new films as well as classic cinema.

Voter Guide: What are the Issues for Residents of Dearborn?

The Incumbent: John "Jack" O'Reilly The Challenger: Thomas Tafelski JOHN "JACK" O'REILLY Experience: Current mayor of Dearborn, president of the Dearborn City Council for 17 years Education: Law degree from University of Detroit, Bachelor's degree from Oakland University Campaign Website: Re-elect John B. O'Reilly Facebook:  Mayor O'Reilly for Dearborn   THOMAS TAFELSKI Experience: Dearborn City Council, Plan Commission  Education: Bachelor's degree from University of Michigan..

Voter Guide: What are the Issues for Residents of Hamtramck?

The Incumbent: Karen Majewski The Challenger: Mohammed Hassan KAREN MAJEWSKI Experience: Current mayor of Hamtramck, formerly executive director of the Polish American Historical Association Education: Doctorate from University of Michigan  City Website: Hamtramck Mayor Facebook:  Mayor Karen Majewski     MOHAMMED HASSAN Experience: Hamtramck City Council  City Website: City Council Page Facebook:  Mohammed Hassan               WDET's..

Voter Guide: What are the Issues for Residents of Pontiac?

The Incumbent: Deirdre Waterman The Challenger: Mark Holland DEIRDRE WATERMAN Experience: Current mayor of Pontiac, an opthalmologist Education: Bachelor's degree in biology and political science, Medical degree City Website: Pontiac Mayor Facebook:  Mayor Deirdre Waterman     MARK HOLLAND Experience: Pontiac City Council, formerly worked at Comerica  Education: Attended Oakland Community College City Website: Pontiac Council District 5 Facebook: ..