Today is the last day potential candidates can file to be on the August primary ballot.

So far, five names are in the running for Wayne County Executive.

Incumbent Robert Ficano announced his plans to run for another term on Monday.
Ficano will be challenged by State Representative, Phil Cavanagh, County Commissioner, Kevin McNamara, Westland Mayor, Bill Wild, and Former Sheriff, Warren Evans.

The primary is Aug. 5, 2014.

Slideshow: Wayne County Executive candidates

Published On: Apr 21 2014 12:14:10 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 21 2014 06:01:20 PM EDT

Embattled Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will face a crowded field in this summer's Democratic primary. Ficano is running for a fourth term as county exec. State Rep. Phil Cavanagh, former Sheriff Warren Evans, County Commissioner Kevin McNamara, and Westland Mayor Bill Wild have also announced their candidacies. The primary is scheduled for August 5, 2014.

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Candidate: Phil Cavanagh

Current job: State Representative (10th District)

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