Mike Duggan elected to 3rd term as Detroit mayor

Duggan wins in landslide

Michigan’s 2021 General Election was held on Tuesday, Nov. 2, with hundreds of jurisdictions holding races. Click here to follow the latest election results: https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/politics/2021/11/02/live-results-michigan-general-election-on-nov-2-2021/

DETROIT – Detroit voters have elected Mayor Mike Duggan for a third term at the city’s helm.

Duggan defeated challenger Anthony Adams in the 2021 Michigan General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Duggan won by a wide margin.




Mike Duggan *
Anthony Adams
100% of Precincts Reporting

(623 / 623)

Duggan received more than 50,800 votes — 72.4% — to 7,014 for Adams in the city’s August primary. In Detroit, the top two vote-getters in the nonpartisan primary move on to the general election.

Duggan was first elected in 2013 and took office in 2014. He’s the first mayor to be elected for a third term since Coleman Young, who served five terms in the mayoral seat.

Michigan General Election Results for Nov. 3, 2020

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