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Mike Duggan dives into Detroit mayoral race: Coverage, tweet roundup

Mike Duggan Announces Candidacy At Samaritan Center

Mike Duggan Announces Candidacy At Samaritan CenterThe race for Mayor in Detroit is starting to heat up.

After an exploratory period of months involving more than 70 community meetings, 54 year old Mike Duggan, who was most recently the CEO of the Detroit Medical Center, has officially announced he’s running for Mayor of the City of Detroit. He made it official today at the Samaritan Center on the east side of the city.

What do you have to say? Here are some of the best links and online conversation about the announcement from around the web on our Storify.

Mike Duggan Announces Run For Detroit Mayor

The race for Mayor in Detroit is starting to heat up. After an exploratory period of months involving more than 70 community meetings, Mike Duggan has officially announced he’s running for Mayor of the City of Detroit. Here’s a sampling of the social web.

Storified by DetroitUnspun – The Detroit Regional News Hub· Tue, Feb 26 2013 18:34:50

News Stories About Mike Duggan’s Announcement
Mike Duggan launches campaign for Detroit mayorDuggan, a former Wayne County Prosecutor who quit his job as Detroit Medical Center CEO at the end of 2012 to focus on running for mayor,…
Mike Duggan makes it official — he’s running for Detroit mayorMike Duggan kicked off his bid to become Detroit’s next mayor tonight as several hundred supporters packed an east-side gym for the forma…
Mike Duggan’s running, EM or not, to be Detroit’s next mayorMike Duggan today is announcing his run for mayor, whether the city gets a state-appointed emergency manager or not "because an emergency…
Stateside: Mike Duggan joins race for next Detroit mayorHe has been an assistant prosecutor, Wayne County Deputy Executive under Edward McNamara, and the CEO of the Detroit Medical Center. Toda…
Tweets
RT @JayScottSmith: Duggan says "it doesn’t matter if you were born in this city or in another country, if you want to come here, you are welcome to come here"U. Ejiro
I wonder if this means he would be police chief if Duggan wins: Warren Evans backs Mike Duggan for Detroit mayor http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2013/02/former_police_chief_warren_eva.htmlKhalil AlHajal
Former police chief Ike McKinnon, Warren Evans in the line of #Duggan4Detroit supporters going to stage w Duggan. http://pic.twitter.com/Y5hKInrb8xAlexis Wiley
@EricLacy @mlive_detroit The Detroit Mayoral race is on!Martina Guzmán
@MGuzman_Detroit @mlive_detroit Yup. I like Duggan’s strategy; hit the neighborhoods hard and go everywhere. What’s Benny Napoleon’s plan?Eric Lacy
RT @kirkpinhoCDB: "This is the city I love, and … I’m running for mayor." – Mike DugganCrain’s Detroit Biz
RT @Nichols_DN: Warren Evans, Butch Hollowell, Minister Malik Shabazz, Gary Brown are among supporters.Detroit Politics
House band for the Mike Duggan For Mayor campaign today. Wit my bros @detroitb3 and @buddy_brown927. We… http://instagr.am/p/WNqkYFgEc9/Brandon SHWTME Bland
Our client, Mike Duggan dugganfordetroit, as he formally makes his announcement to run for Mayor of… http://instagr.am/p/WNukUTMUVQ/Steward Media
Official Campaign website
Duggan For Detroit
Duggan Facebook Page
Mike DugganPresident and CEO of the Detroit Medical Center, former Wayne Country Prosecutor, former Wayne…
Duggan 4 Detroit Twitter
Mike Duggan (Duggan4Detroit) on TwitterThe latest from Mike Duggan (@Duggan4Detroit). Official Duggan For Detroit twitter account Detroit, MI USA · http://t.co/YKpjQTKE. Detroi…

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