Insuring a car in the city of Detroit is ridiculously fucking expensive and it forces a lot of us to drive less-than-exciting vehicles just to get from point A to point B. Rates are among the highest, if not the highest, in the country. Detroit's new mayor is looking to alleviate that.
For you Detroiters waiting patiently for a Chipotle to open within a comfortable walking distance of your home, you'll just have to wait a little longer. Since Mike Duggan has been sworn in as mayor, things have moved at a glacial pace — and not just because of the polar vortex.
With zero precincts reporting, two hours before polls are set to close, Governing magazine declared Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan the winner of Tuesday's contest. The article prematurely commences a guaranteed, painful stream of incoming media coverage on The White Guy winning Detroit's mayorship for the first…
I don't know about the rest of Detroit, but I'm ready for the world's most boring and predictable mayoral race to be over with. So here's a Jalopnik-friendly tidbit I hope you'll enjoy.
It's almost safe to say that barring any legal challenges or any other sudden opposition, Mike Duggan, a former county prosecutor and hospital-system CEO, is going to be Detroit's next mayor come January, a feat we all saw coming.