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Detroit Regional Chamber Political Action Committee Announces Endorsements For Detroit City Council

Municipal elections will be held in Detroit on Tuesday, November 2. The Detroit Regional Chamber Political Action Committee (PAC) is endorsing a slate of candidates for City Council races. Those candidates include:The endorsed City Council candidates are:

At Large 
Coleman Young II
At Large 
Councilmember Janeé Ayers
District 1
Councilmember James Tate
District 2
Councilmember Roy McCalister Jr.
District 3
Councilmember Scott Benson
District 5
Council President Pro Tem
Mary Sheffield
District 6
Hector Santiago
District 7
Frederick Durhal III

“Collaborative and thoughtful leadership on the City Council that works closely with Mayor Duggan will be critical in addressing the challenges that Detroit faces,” said Brad Williams, vice president of government relations for the Detroit Regional Chamber. “In a crowded primary field, the Chamber PAC believes that these candidates embody the energetic and pragmatic approach to governance necessary to position the city for sustainable and equitable economic growth.”

The Chamber PAC Board of Directors regularly meets to identify and support pro-business candidates and policies that support the Chamber’s public policy priorities. After careful consideration, the Board made the endorsements based on responses to a Chamber PAC survey, input from PAC members and individual interactions. The Chamber PAC Board is comprised of business leaders representing bipartisan views and reflecting diversity in industry, business size, and location. The Chamber PAC historically makes bipartisan endorsements based on alignment with the Chamber’s legislative policy priorities.