Dearborn will elect a new mayor for the first time since 2007 -- but which 2 candidates will advance?
Tuesday marks the Michigan Primary Election, leaving voters with many important decisions up and down the ballot. In Dearborn, residents will vote on a proposal to revisit the city’s charter, decide on a library millage, select new members to City Council, and choose a new mayor for the first time since 2007.
Abdullah Hammoud announces campaign for Dearborn mayor
State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud announced his run for Dearborn mayor in a video on Monday. DEARBORN — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) has announced his campaign for Dearborn mayor in this year’s election. “With your support, we will lead with the same tenacity as we have over the past four years as Dearborn’s state representative,” Hammoud announced over social media on Monday. Dearborn Council President Susan Dabaja announced her run late last year, as did Dearborn School Board member Hussein Berry. “I think it’s appropriate that we kick this (campaign) off right here at Salina Elementary, in the Southend, in the heart of Dearborn,” Hammoud said, standing next to his wife, Dr. Fatima Beydoun.arabamericannews.com
Hussein Berry named new president as Dearborn School Board reorganizes, recognizes member contributions
Dearborn Schools Superintendent Dr. Glenn Maleyko (left) with Trustees Mary Lane, Hussein Berry, Roxanne McDonald, Jim Thorpe, Mary Petlichkoff, Michael Meade and Adel Mozip and Henry Ford College President Russell Kavalhuna. DEARBORN Dearborn Schools Superintendent Dr. Glenn Maleyko took time out at the January 13 School Board meeting to thank the trustees for their service to the community, recognizing them for Board Appreciation Month. On behalf of our students, staff and community, I would like to thank our board trustees for their enduring dedication to public education, Maleyko said. Hussein Berry was named president; Jim Thorpe, vice president; Mary Lane, secretary and Roxanne McDonald, treasurer. Trustee Mary Petlichkoff was given an honorary gavel to commemorate her service as School Board president last year.arabamericannews.com