A fishy write-in campaign by a Tweeting 20-pound carp has failed in Ann Arbor.
Five-and-a-half hours after the polls opened, the city’s department of elections reported a voter turnout of just five percent.
Voters across Metro Detroit will be heading to the polls on Tuesday to decide on a variety of political races and ballot proposals.
The new mayor will have little immediate power as the debt-ridden metropolis is guided through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history by an emergency manager.
The weighty fish launched an unofficial write-in campaign via Twitter.
It’s official: Mike Duggan won Detroit’s Mayoral primary by more than 20,000 votes.
This comes after the Wayne County Board of Canvassers on Tuesday ruled workers in Detroit did not properly count the questionable votes using the so-called “hash mark method.”
A new winner has been declared in the primary election for mayor of Detroit.
A former Michigan lawmaker’s switch to the Republican Party just before an election deadline was itself “not a mistake” but the plotting around it was, said state House Speaker Jase Bolger.
Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan picked up more votes as canvassers went through a long list of write-in names.