Mike Duggan

Mayor of Detroit (born 1958)

Michael Edward "Mike" Duggan (born July 15, 1958) is an American lawyer, prosecutor and businessman. He is serving as mayor of Detroit, Michigan. He was elected mayor in 2013.[1]

Mike Duggan
75th Mayor of Detroit
Assumed office
January 1, 2014
Preceded byDave Bing
Prosecutor of Wayne County
In office
January 1, 2001 – January 6, 2004
Preceded byJohn O'Hair
Succeeded byKym Worthy
Personal details
Michael Edward Duggan

(1958-07-15) July 15, 1958 (age 65)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Lori Maher
RelativesPatrick Duggan (Father)
EducationUniversity of Michigan (BA, JD)
WebsiteCampaign website

He received attention from across the country in part because he is the first white mayor of the city since Roman Gribbs in the early 1970s. Currently, most of the people living in Detroit are African American. This was not the case at the time when Gribbs was mayor.[2]

References change

  1. "Poll: Mike Duggan Leads Race For Detroit Mayor". Huffington Post. 5 March 2013. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  2. Smith, Jay Scott (5 March 2013). "Mike Duggan: A White Candidate For (Gasp!) Detroit". Newsweek. Retrieved 16 May 2015.