Kwame Kilpatrick

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Kwame Kilpatrick
72nd Mayor of Detroit
From: January 1, 2002 – September 18, 2008
Predecessor Dennis Archer
Successor Kenneth Cockrel Jr.
Michigan House of Representatives, 9th district
From: January 1, 1997 – January 1, 2002
Predecessor Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick
Successor Fred Durhal Jr.
Party Democrat
Spouse(s) Carlita Kilpatrick (div. 2018)
Religion Christian (self-claimed)[1]

Kwame Malik Kilpatrick (born June 8, 1970) is a Democrat who was a former mayor of Detroit, serving from January 1, 2002 to September 18, 2008.


Kilpatrick-Beatty texting scandal

Kilpatrick's tenure as mayor was plagued with scandals, such as the infamous texting scandal.[2] He resigned and received four months of reduced charges due to ten felony counts, including perjury and obstruction of justice,[3] but was released after 99 days for good behavior.[4]

Political views

Kilpatrick was a member of the gun-grabbing liberal organization Mayors Against Illegal Guns.[5]

See also