Know Your Candidates

City of Detroit Municipal Primary – August 8, 2017

Informed voters are central to a thriving democracy. CitizenDetroit has sponsored the production of the following candidate videos in their own words for you to evaluate as you prepare for the August 8th primary election. These videos are not an endorsement of any candidate.
 

MAYORAL CANDIDATES
Articia Bomer – click to watch video
Angelo Brown – click to watch video
Edward D. Dean – click to watch video
Mike Duggan – click to watch video
Curtis Christopher Greene – click to watch video
Donna Marie Pitts – click to watch video
DaNetta L. Simpson – click to watch video
Coleman A. Young II – Candidate did not respond to invitation

CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE CANDIDATES
Janeé L. Ayers – click to watch video
Brenda Jones – click to watch video
Beverly Kindle-Walker – click to watch video
Alisa McKinney – click to watch video
Mary Waters – Candidate declined to participate

CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT CANDIDATES

City Council District 1
De'Andre Nelson – click to watch video
Tamara Smith – click to watch video
James Tate - click to watch video

City Council District 2
Linda D. Bernard – Candidate did not respond to invitation
George Cushingberry, Jr. – click to watch video
Roy McCalister, Jr. – click to watch video
Helena Scott – click to watch video
Virgil Smith – click to watch video
Tyra Dear Williams – Candidate did not respond to invitation

City Council District 3
Cedric Banks – click to watch video
Russ Bellant – Candidate did not respond to invitation
Scott Benson – click to watch video
Dennis Green – Candidate did not respond to invitation
Adam R. Mundy – click to watch video

City Council District 4
Ane Bomani – Candidate did not respond to invitation
Jackie Grant – Candidate declined to participate
Latisha Johnson – click to watch video
Andre L. Spivey – click to watch video

City Council District 5
Mary Sheffield – No primary
Jewel Ware – No primary

City Council District 6
Tyrone Carter – click to watch video
Raquel Castañeda-López click to watch video
Felicita Lugo – click to watch video

City Council District 7
Gabe Leland – click to watch video
Regina Ross – Candidate did not respond to invitation
JoAnna Underwood – Candidate did not respond to invitation

CITY CLERK CANDIDATES
Ronald Creswell – click to watch video
Garlin D. Gilchrist II – click to watch video
Cynthia A. Johnson – click to watch video
Faustine Amara Onwuneme – click to watch video
Heaster Wheeler – click to watch video
D. Etta Wilcoxon – Candidate declined to participate
Janice M. Winfrey – click to watch video