Today, the Black Slate Political Action Committee (PAC), one of Detroit's most influential African American community organizations, endorsed Mike Duggan in his bid for a second term as mayor.
"We’re proud to endorse Mayor Mike Duggan for a second term, because he’s the best choice to create jobs and good opportunities for all of our city’s working people,” said Lawrence A. Roehrig, president of AFSCME Council 25.
The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press both endorsed Mayor Duggan for re-election in the city's August 8 mayoral primary election. Check out their endorsements here.
Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) Detroit and Plumbers Local 98 Endorse Mike Duggan for Re-Election as Detroit’s Mayor
Labor support for Mayor Mike Duggan’s re-election grows today with joint endorsements from the Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA) Detroit and Plumbers Local 98.
"The Wayne County Democratic Black Caucus unanimously endorsed Mike Duggan for reelection because he's working every day to build one city for all of us," said Bea Ward, chairperson of the Wayne County Democratic Black Caucus.
”We are pleased to give our endorsement to Mayor Mike Duggan,” said Rick Blocker, president of the Metro Detroit AFL-CIO.
"Mayor Duggan has been relentless in bringing jobs and opportunities to Detroiters ever since he's taken office,” said Toney Stewart, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters Director. “The Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights was pleased to learn that creating jobs was the Mayor's priority on day one and he's been true to his word. In 2016 more than 11,000 more Detroiters were working than the year before and those numbers are going up. Growing construction in the city means more jobs for our members. We look forward to working with the mayor to bring the jobs people need and want; that's how a city grows."
Today, Bishop John H. Sheard, senior pastor of the Greater Mitchell Temple Church of God In Christ (COGIC), endorsed Mayor Mike Duggan in his reelection bid.
Former Cabinet Members and Appointees of Detroit Mayor Coleman A. Young’s Administrations Endorse Mayor Duggan for Re-Election
Today, twenty-five former cabinet members and appointees of Mayor Coleman A. Young’s administrations endorsed Mike Duggan for re-election as Mayor of the City of 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!”