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Darryl Buchanan
American politician

Darryl Buchanan

Darryl Buchanan
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Intro American politician
Is Politician
From United States of America
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Gender male
Birth 1954
Age 68 years
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Biography

Darryl E. Buchanan is a politician, former City Administrator and City Ombudsman of the City of Flint, Michigan.

Early life

He was age 18 in 1972 becoming a part of the first generation of 18-year-olds to vote in a presidential election.

Political

He was elected to City Council in 2001 and re-election in 2005. In February 2007, he won a recall election with 65% of the vote. In November 2009, he was appointed Flint City Administrator at the beginning of Mayor Don Williamson's second term. He was remove as City Administrator days before Williamson's resignation as mayor and supposedly appointed to the nonexistent office of deputy mayor. The Temporary Mayor Michael Brown reassigned him to be special projects director. Buchanan then ran to fill the remainder of Williamson's term, but loses in the May 5, 2009 primary. Buchanan then runs for the First Ward Council seat losing to his successor, Delrico Loyd in the November 3, 2009 General Election. Running in the nonpartisan general primary on August 2, 2011 in his bid to be oust current mayor Dayne Walling, Buchanan took second (2,668 votes 24% to 2,434 votes or 22% for Scott Smith) to face off with him in the general election in November. On November 8, 2011, Mayor Dayne Walling defeated Buchanan 8,819 votes (56%) to 6,868 votes (44%).

Political offices
Preceded by
Peggy R. Cook
City Administrator of Flint
2007-2009
Succeeded by
Michael Brown
Preceded by
Terry Bankert
Ombudsman of Flint
1994-1996
Succeeded by
Jessie Binion
Preceded by
Omar Sims
Flint City Councilor, Ward 1
2001-2007
Succeeded by
Delrico Loyd
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 20 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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