Posts Tagged ‘Dave Bing’

When former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was forced out of office in the aftermath of a text messaging scandal, City Council President Ken Cockrel stepped in as interim mayor. The city later decided to hold a special election to elect someone to finish out the last eight months of Kilpatrick’s second four-year term, which ends […]


The city of Detroit will hold three more mayoral elections by the time 2009 ends. A special primary was held on Tuesday in the cash-strapped city to determine the top two candidates to run in the May 5 special general election. Only 15% of registered voters turned out, but 29% of voters chose former Detroit […]