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Detroit Voter Guide: 2013 Primary Preview

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DETROIT (WJBK) -

Detroit voters will take to the polls next week in Tuesday's primary for mayor, City Council and other offices.

MiVote.org, a non-partisan, video-based website created by the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Detroit Public Television, has put together video interviews with a number of mayoral candidates, along with candidates for City Council, city clerk and police commissioner.

Use the links below to watch the videos for yourself.

Remember, the are open from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6. Click here to find your polling place.

Name Phone Video
Detroit's Official Mayoral Candidates
Tom Barrow (313) 922-7769 Video Interview
Angelo Brown (248) 513-7381 Video Interview
D'Artagnan M. Collier (313) 614-4694 Video Interview
Krystal A. Crittendon (313) 806-7462 Video Interview
Fred Durhal Jr. (313) 878-6599 Video Interview
Herman Griffin (313) 416-1314 Video Interview
Lisa Howze (313) 808-7034 Video Interview
Willie Lipscomb (313) 506-3504 Video Interview
Mark Murphy (313) 865-1867 Video Interview
Benny Napoleon (313) 584-0793 Video Interview
John Olumba (313) 516-7672 Video Interview
Sigmunt Szczepkowski (313) 826-0540 Video Interview
John Telford (313) 460-8272 Video Interview
Jean Vortkamp (586) 980-1368 Video Interview
Detroit Mayoral Write-in Candidates
Mike Duggan 313-324-8901 Video Interview

Use the links below to learn more about candidates for council, clerk and police commissioner:

City Council
City Clerk
Police Commissioner

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