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Voter Guide: At-Large City Council Candidates [VIDEO]

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Learn about who’s running for the at-large Detroit council seats.

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 The Incumbent: Janeé Ayers
 The Incumbent: Brenda Jones


  • Age: 36
  • Experience: Former VP of Metro Detroit AFL-CIO, Current member of Detroit City Council, first appointed in 2015.
  • Education: Bowling Green State University
  • Campaign Website: None
  • Twitter: @Ayers4Detroit
  • Facebook: Council Member Janeé Ayers
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 The Challenger: Beverly Kindle-Walker
 The Challenger: Mary Waters


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 2017 Local Elections: How’s metro Detroit doing?

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

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