Voter Guide: Detroit Mayoral Candidates [VIDEO]

The Incumbent: Mike Duggan
The Challenger: Coleman Young II


  • Age: 59
  • Experience: Current mayor of Detroit, former CEO of Detroit Medical Center, former Wayne County Prosecutor
  • Education: University of Michigan, University of Michigan Law School
  • Campaign Website:
  • Twitter: @MayorMikeDuggan
  • Facebook: Duggan For Detroit

CLICK HERE for Mike Duggan’s June appearance on Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson.

CLICK HERE for Mike Duggan’s speech (with video and transcription) at the 2017 Mackinac Policy Conference.

CLICK HERE for recent news coverage about Mike Duggan
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CLICK HERE for Coleman Young II’s July appearance on Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson.

CLICK HERE for recent news coverage about Coleman Young II

Citizen Detroit Video:


October 25 Debate Coverage


Click Here to read WDET’s Primary Election Coverage including voting results.

Some Recent News Coverage About Coleman Young II

Some Recent News Coverage About Mike Duggan

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This post is a part of 2017 Local Elections: How’s metro Detroit doing?.

This series includes WDET's coverage of candidates' in local elections -- including Detroit's mayoral, clerk and council races.

This post is a part of How's Detroit Doing?.

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