Jim Fouts will be Warren mayor for 4th term

Fouts defeats Colegio to hold onto seat

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts was elected to a 4th term on Nov. 5, 2019. (WDIV)

WARREN, Mich. – Warren Mayor Jim Fouts faced a stronger challenge Tuesday in the general election, but ultimately he held on to his position as Warren’s top official.

Fouts will now enter a 4th term as Warren mayor. He won 57 percent of the vote this time, defeating City Council member Kelly Colegio.

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts was elected to a 4th term on Nov. 5, 2019. (WDIV)

Fouts, who has been mayor since 2007, has been the subject of multiple controversies, primarily surrounding taped recordings. Most recently, a recording alleged Warren Mayor Fouts threatened to shoot his former chief of staff. Fouts denied that the tape was real.

Colegio had been running on a platform to end “shenanigans” in city government.

Warren voters also cast votes for city clerk, treasurer and six City Council seats -- here are the full Warren election results for Nov. 5, 2019:




James R. Fouts
Kelly Colegio
100% of Precincts Reporting

(49 / 49)

View more 2019 Michigan General Election results here.

Key results from Nov. 5 general election in Metro Detroit -- watch:

Livonia has a new mayor, as does Flint, as voters across southeastern Michigan had choices to make for their local communities.

About the Author:

Dave Bartkowiak Jr. is the digital managing editor for ClickOnDetroit.