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PAC Board Endorses Mike Duggan as Detroit Mayoral Write-In, City Council Candidates

Last week, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee (PAC) Board of Directors endorsed former Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan as a write-in candidate for the August 6 primary for the Detroit mayoral election in November.

“The Chamber and the Detroit business community know and respect Mike Duggan.  Mike is a recent former Chamber Board member and we know and applaud his work to turn around the Detroit Medical Center and his strong record of public service as Wayne County prosecutor.  Furthermore, we believe the citizens of Detroit deserve the broadest choice of qualified candidates,” said Chamber President and CEOSandy K. Baruah. “The Chamber looks forward to seeing the outcome of the primary election and evaluating the final two candidates in the general election.”

The Chamber PAC Board also endorsed James Tate (District 1), Rick Bowers (District 2), Scott Benson (District 3), Andre Spivey (District 4), Adam Hollier (District 5),Vince Keenan (District 6) and Saunteel Jenkins (At-Large) for Detroit City Council. After careful consideration, the Chamber PAC Board of Directors made endorsements based on responses to a Chamber PAC survey, input from PAC members and personal interviews with leading candidates interested in the Chamber’s endorsement. For more information on the Chamber PAC, click here.