DETROIT (WWJ) – Mayor Mike Duggan did it and now an embattled Detroit Metropolis Councilman is making an attempt to do the identical — win a write-in marketing campaign.
Metropolis Council President Professional-Temp George Cushingberry, Jr. did not win a spot on the November poll, dropping out to Roy McCalister and former State Senator Virgil Smith, who served time for capturing up his ex-spouse’s Mercedes.
“I’m assured that the residents, once they discover out who they’ve operating on the ticket and the way incompetent the election fee was in letting one of many candidates even make it to the poll, that we’ll finally see that we don’t need to take our metropolis again — we wan’t to do ahead,” Cushingberry informed WWJ’s Vickie Thomas in a one-on-one interview.
Duggan himself gave some recommendation on learn how to run a profitable write-in marketing campaign, however Cushingberry stated it’s all concerning the voters.
“The actual factor is to see if the individuals are prepared to do it. I symbolize an space the place there’s excessive readership and participation. And people individuals learn so I’ve despatched the message.”
Cushingberry stated he has a intestine feeling his marketing campaign will land him a seat on the council.
“I’m nonetheless the identical man making an attempt to do good within the neighborhood, making an attempt to make one thing new in District 2,” he stated.