Chip Smith was the only challenger for City Council endorsed by the Ann Arbor News.Ann Arbor News endorses four city council candidates in primary
Credit: Chip Smith for Council.
The Ann Arbor News weighed in on next month's Democratic primary by issuing its endorsements for City Council on Sunday afternoon. The newspaper endorsed three incumbents and one challenger.Names of the eight candidates running for four nominations along with the details of their endorsements at the link in the headline.
The paper's endorsements follow those of the mayor, labor unions, and environmental organizations. The mayor supports three of the challengers in the primaries, while the unions and environmentalists generally endorsed the incumbents, as reported by The Michigan Daily.
The winners of the primary next Tuesday will likely go on to the general election unopposed, as there are no Republican candidates. That could change, as independent candidates can still file after the primary.
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