August Primary: Wayne County Elections Guide

Several key positions in Wayne County are up for election this year. The first vote is Aug. 7 for primaries. The vote on the final candidates is Nov. 6.

The terms of several Wayne County elected officials will expire this year and in early August voters will be asked to narrow the field in the primary election.

The last day to register to vote in the August primary is July 9. Voters will return to the polls in November to make the final vote. 

Below are the positions up for election and the candidates who are seeking office:

Prosecuting Attorney:

  • Angelo S. Brown, of Detroit
  • David W. Jones, of Detroit
  • Kym L. Worthy, of Detroit (currently holds the office)


  • Shelly L. Milton, of Belleville
  • Taras P. Nykoriak, of Hamtramck
  • Benny J. Napoleon, of Detroit (currently holds the office)
  • Mike Thomas, of Detroit
  • Mohamad Hammoud, of Dearborn


  • Adam Salam Adamski, of Inkster
  • Werner J. Klein, of Dearborn
  • Cathy M. Garrett, of Detroit (currently holds office)
  • Gail Barnard, of Detroit


  • Beverly Kindle-Walker, of Detroit
  • Calvin Harris, of Detroit
  • Dana A. Harris, of Detroit
  • Devon Lamar Twiley, of Detroit
  • Lillie Skinner, of Detroit
  • Phil Cavanaugh, of Redford
  • Raymond J. Wojtowicz, of Hamtramck (currently holds office)
  • Robert Robinson, of Detroit
  • Taissa Williams, of Detroit

Register of Deeds:

  • Tupac A. Hunter, of Detroit
  • Bernard J. Youngblood, of Grosse Pointe Farms (currently holds office)
  • Willie E. Burton, of Detroit

For more voter registration information, visit the Wayne County Clerk's Office Elections Division or the Secretary of State's Voter Information Center.


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