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2018 Michigan Primary Election: Meet the Ann Arbor mayoral and City Council candidates

Candidates are vying for votes in the Aug. 7 primary

Ann Arbor candidates for mayor and City Council (Photos provided by candidates)

ANN ARBOR – With the primary election just around the corner, A4 conducted interviews with the candidates running for mayor and City Council in an effort to help residents better understand where each candidate stands on certain issues, what they hope to accomplish if elected and who they are on a more personal level.

Click on the candidates' names to read their interviews.

Mayoral candidates

Christopher Taylor and Jack Eaton (Photos courtesy of the candidates)


Christopher Taylor (incumbent mayor)
Jack Eaton (incumbent Ward 4 City Council member)

City Council candidates

Ward 1

Jeff Hayner
Ron Ginyard

Ward 2

Kathy Griswold
Kirk Westphal (incumbent Ward 2 City Council member)

Ward 3

Alice Liberson 
Julie Grand (incumbent Ward 3 City Council member)

Ward 4


Elizabeth Nelson
Graydon Krapohl (incumbent Ward 4 City Council member)

Ward 5

Ali Ramlawi and Chuck Warpehoski (Photos courtesy of the candidates)

Ali Ramlawi
Chuck Warpehoski (incumbent Ward 5 City Council member)

For more information about the upcoming election, including polling place locations and voter tips, read: What you need to know ahead of Ann Arbor's Aug. 7 primary.

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