Garlin Gilchrist II Will Ask for Detroit Clerk's Race Recount
"It's critical that we trust our election system and especially as we go into the 2018 election cycle."
Mayoral Election Mauling: Coleman Young Won Just 3 Out of 590 Precincts
The gap between Duggan and Young widened between the primary and general election, reports the Freep's Kristi Tanner.
Looking Ahead: Will Mike Duggan Run for Governor in 2018?
"Even before the celebratory champagne ran out, talk that Duggan might run for the governor's seat in 2018 was back in full force," writes the Freep's Stephen Henderson.
Cushingberry Blames 'Anti-Weed People' for Council Defeat; Plans State Senate Run
"The plan was to always run for Senate," George Cushingberry, 64, tells the Freep.
Garlin Gilchrist Considers Recount in Detroit Clerk's Race
"After reviewing the unofficial returns and hearing troubling accounts from voters about their experiences, there are questions," Garlin Gilchrist says.
Detroit Clerk Janice Winfrey Squeaks by for a Victory; Council Members Keep Jobs
Wide criticism about how Winfrey has performed seemed to give Garlin Gilchrist a good chance to unseat the city clerk.
Finley: Young Forced Duggan to Defend His Record on Improving Neighborhoods
"The mayor must . . . connect the neighborhoods to downtown, to instill in all residents a sense of ownership and pridein the rejuvenation of the core city," Nolan FInley writes.
Video: Enough Campaign Chatter; It's Finally Time to Vote
"I don't look at race," says a voter identifying herself as Shelia B. "I like to look at the spirit of the person and see what they're doing for the people."
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Politics Podcast: Guns in the North Woods; Young Nears Wipeout Defeat
Bill Ballenger and Dennis Denno, veterans of Michigan politics, discuss these issues in "The Friday Morning Podcast."
Sen. Gary Peters Uses Steve Bannon's Upcoming Macomb Event to Raise Money
"We cannot allow Bannon and his radical forces to succeed," Sen. Gary Peters writes in an email appeal.
Selweski: Another Wild, Racist Election in Sterling Heights
Two self-proclaimed "Christian Conservative" candidates making a second run for council continue their assault on the city's Muslim community.
Poll: Duggan Sees 13-Point Swing in His Favor After Contentious Debate
"Despite what some might say, people do like Mike Duggan. They like him and the job he's doing," Target Insyght pollster Ed Sarpolus tells MIRS.
Metro Times: 'Coleman Young II Is Donald Trump; Mike Duggan is Hillary Clinton'
"But like Trump, Young seems to have a penchant for what the president's administration generously refers to 'alternative facts,'" Metro Times' Lee DeVito writes.
Video: Duggan's Latest Commercial Celebrates Accomplishments; No Mention of Young
"I hope the voters will give me a chance, one more time," Mayor Mike Duggan says in his latest campaign commercial.