(CBS DETROIT) – Four out of nine Detroit City Council members are not running for reelection, including Council President Brenda Jones.
At least 45 candidates are running to fill up the city council seats.READ MORE: AAA: Michigan's Average Gas Prices Rise To $2.95
Of the 45 candidates, five are incumbents: pro tem Mary Sheffield, at large member Janeé Ayers, James Tate of District 1, Roy McCalister Jr. of District 2, and Scott Benson of District 3.
Besides Jones, incumbents not running for reelection are District 4 member André L. Spivey, District 6 member Raquel Castañeda-López and District 7 member Gabe Leland.READ MORE: Advocates Call On Sen. Gary Peters To Schedule Hearing For Washington, D.C. Statehood Bill
Two seats are at large and seven are district-based.
The election primary is scheduled for August 3.
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