Detroit mayoral debate features Bridge reporter

chastity pratt dawsey

Chastity Pratt Dawsey

Bridge Magazine reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey is among the panelists at a debate Wednesday between incumbent Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and his challenger, state Sen. Coleman A. Young II.

The debate, from 8 to 9 p.m., is the only one before the Nov. 7 nonpartisan mayoral election. It will be broadcast live on Detroit Public Television and WDIV-Local 4, streamed live on, as well as, and, and simulcast on WDET-FM and WJR-AM.

Pratt, who reports on Detroit for Bridge, will pose questions along with WDIV anchor Kimberly Gill and Detroit News reporter Christine Ferretti. Each will ask the candidates three questions.

The debate, which is in WDIV’s downtown studios with no audience, will be moderated by WDIV anchor Devin Scillian.

Read more of Bridge’s coverage of the mayoral race here:

Promises, meet reality: Measuring Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s first term.

Diary of a longshot: Inside Coleman Young’s no-frills bid for Detroit mayor.

Are there two Detroits? A new report says yes, but...

Is Detroit coming back? It depends on the neighborhood.

Warrendale: ‘I don’t feel like we’re part of a renaissance’

Islandview: New development, fears of displacement

Osborn: Bulldozing gives hope in crime-ridden corner

Bagley: New residents, more investment, old worries

Q&A: Meet the man reimagining Detroit, one vacant lot at a time

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