(WXYZ) - When Mayor Dave Bing announced he will not run for re-election—the crowd of his supporters wondered – what's next?
And some Detroiters wondered – who's next?
7 Action News went to the City Clerk's office this afternoon – where petitions were due Tuesday at 4 p.m. from anyone who wants to run for mayor.
We found out that as of Monday– seven candidates had turned their petitions in and the signatures had been verified.
They include four-time mayoral candidate Tom Barrow who is an accountant and entrepreneur, two community activists Herman Griffin and Jean Vortkamp, Former Detroit Medical Center CEO Michael Duggan, Former State Rep. Lisa Howze, State Rep. John Olumba, and State Rep. Fred Durhal
The primary election will be in August and the general election in November.
READ THE FULL UNOFFICIAL LIST OF CANDIDATES BELOW: