Derek Dobies Elected Next Mayor of Jackson By Katie Cook & Amanda Barberena • Nov 8, 2017 TweetShareGoogle+Email View Slideshow 1 of 3 Derek J. Dobies Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU View Slideshow 2 of 3 Bill Jors (L) and Derek J. Dobies (R) were running against each other for Jackon mayor Katie Cook/Bill Jors/WKAR View Slideshow 3 of 3 Derek Dobies (center) at his watch party at Grand River Brewery Tuesday night. Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU Voters in Jackson elected Derek J. Dobies as their next mayor. Listen Listening... / 0:51 WKAR's Katie Cook speaks with Derek Dobies shortly after his win. Dobies won the election against Bill Jors 55-to-45 percent. Prior to the election, Dobies was the Vice Mayor for Jackson. Jackson mayoral election results as of 10:00 p.m. on November 7, 2017. Credit Jackson County Tags: JacksonElection 2017Derek J. DobiesBill JorsTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Jackson Mayoral Candidates Discuss Discrimination And Other Key Issues By Katie Cook • Nov 2, 2017 Courtesy/Katie Cook / Bill Jors/WKAR-MSU In our continued coverage of local elections, WKAR’s Katie Cook takes us to Jackson, where the race for mayor is heating up. Listen Listening... / 5:54 Andy Schor Elected Next Mayor of Lansing By Reginald Hardwick • Nov 8, 2017 Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU The city of Lansing elected State Representative Andy Schor as its next mayor. Listen Listening... / 0:58 WKAR's Kevin Lavery describes Schor's historic Election Night victory. Karen Weaver To Continue As Mayor of Flint By Karel Vega • Nov 7, 2017 Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU Flint Mayor Karen Weaver has survived a recall attempt with over 54-percent of the city's voters electing to keep her as Mayor.