2009 Detroit mayoral election

2009 Detroit mayoral election
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Candidate Dave Bing Tom Barrow
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 70,060% 50,757
Percentage 56% 41%

Mayor before election

Dave Bing

Elected Mayor

Dave Bing

The Detroit mayoral election of 2009 took place on November 3, 2009. It saw the reelection of incumbent mayor Dave Bing.

The election followed a special election held earlier that year to fill the vacancy created when Kwame Kilpatrick resigned as mayor.

Results[edit]

Primary election results[edit]

In the August 4 primary, Mayor Dave Bing captured nearly 74% of the vote. He and businessman Tom Barrow advanced to the November 3 general election.[1]

Primary election results[2]
Candidate Votes % ±
Dave Bing 68,623 73.90
Tom Barrow 10,302 11.09
Jerroll Sanders 9,322 10.04
Duane Montgomery 1,911 2.06
Dartagnan M. Collier 1,265 1.36
Bob Allman 873 0.94
Write-In 566 0.61

General election results[edit]

Detroit Mayoral Election General, 2009 (regular)[3]
Candidate Votes % ±
Dave Bing 70,060 56% -18%
Tom Barrow 50,757 41% +30%
Write-In 3,849 3% +3%

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