On Tuesday, February 24, 2009, a special primary election will take place for the purpose of nominating two candidates for Mayor of Detroit, that will go on to the General Election slated for May 5, 2009. Detroit, this is your primary. Just as we came out strong during the Presidental election, lets comment to the same dedication for a new Detroit. We must remember that when we vote, we take with us the hope of better days for our seniors, our children and our City. Let us ensure that we place in office, the right person that will lead our City into better days. You must search within your heart and do your own research in studying the candidates that have been placed before you.
The candidates for Mayor is as follows:
Donald R. Bradley
Stanley Michael Christmas
Ken Cockrel Jr.
Frances D. Culver
Warren Cleage Evans
Joseph W. Holt
Nicholas Hood III
Brenda K. Sanders
D. Etta Wilcoxon
Coleman A. Young
Included in this special election are 6 Bonding Proposals:
Proposal N - City of Detroit Neighborhood Redevelopment and Economic Development Programs Bonding Proposal
Proposal S - City of Detroit Public Safety Improvements Bonding Proposal
Proposal L - City of Detroit Public Lighting Service Bonding Proposal
Proposal M - City of Detroit Municipal Facilities Bonding Proposal
Proposal C - City of Detroit Museums, Libraries, and Recreation and Other Cultural Facilities Bonding Proposal
Proposal T - City of Detroit Transportation Facilities Bonding Proposal
Remember, vote because it is not only our right, but it is the right thing to do!
If you are not certain where to vote or need additional information regarding the Special Primary Election, or need further information on what the proposal entails, please contact the Registration Division of the Department of Elections at (313)876-0190. Polls open at 7:30 a.m and close at 8:00 p.m.
Gwen Gonzalez - Precinct Delegate for District 5
Candidate for Detroit City Council