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

 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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