Ghalib defeats Majewski to become Hamtramck Mayor

Posted at 11:57 PM, Nov 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-02 23:57:14-04

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (WXYZ) — Hamtramck will have a new mayor after Amer Ghalib defeated Karen Majewski in that city's general election.

Ghalib will be the first Muslim mayor in Hamtramck's history. The City Council also has a Muslim majority among its members.

According to results from the Wayne County Clerk's office, Ghalib won 68% of the vote. Majewski earned 31%.

Majewski was running for a 5th term in the city.