DETROIT – Today, the 13th Congressional District Democratic Party Organization formally endorsed Mayor Duggan for re-election.

“Mayor Duggan and his team have worked tirelessly to make Detroit a better place to live and work, which is why we’re proud to support his reelection,” said Jonathan Kinloch, Chair of the 13th Congressional District Democratic Party Organization. “Detroit is seen as a city with exciting opportunities for everyone – longstanding and new Detroiters alike – thanks to Mayor Duggan’s leadership. Think of where we’ll be in the next four years!”

“I’m honored and grateful for the support of the 13th Congressional District Democrats,” said Mayor Duggan. “I’m looking forward to building Detroit’s future together with the men and women of the 13th – there’s so much work to do!”

“Mayor Duggan has been a strong advocate for the city of Detroit, and I know he’ll continue to be over the next four years,” said Ricardo White, 13th Congressional District Statutory Executive Committee member. “I’m honored to support his re-election candidacy.”

The 13th Congressional District Democratic Party Organization has more than 2,000 members, including elected Democratic office holders and hundreds of precinct delegates. It is represented by Congressman John Conyers, Jr, who endorsed Mayor Duggan last month.

Today’s endorsement joins a wave of grassroots enthusiasm for Mayor Duggan’s re-election. Last week, more than 100 Detroit faith leaders (serving more than 30,000 Detroit residents) endorsed Mayor Duggan.

Labor unions representing the city’s public safety officers, hospitality workers, and carpenters and millwrights have also all come out in strong support of Mayor Duggan’s re-election. These unions collectively represent thousands of Detroit workers.

At the Duggan for Detroit campaign kickoff in early February, Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon, and Detroit Branch NAACP President Wendell Anthony all urged Detroiters to support Mayor Duggan’s re-election.

Stay tuned over the coming weeks as the campaign rolls out more endorsements.

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