Less than two months before Detroit’s general election, mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon are revealing their plans to reduce crime in the city.
The recount was ordered after Wayne County canvassers received a petition alleging fraud in the election process.
State canvassers will receive a summary report Tuesday on the write-in tabulations and certify the primary results.
Then the court got involved Thursday and ordered the state not to retabulate the ballots. This means the city, county, state — and now the courts — are in the thick of what could become one of the most pivotal elections in Detroit history.
As voters go to the polls Tuesday, the biggest name and most prominent issue in the struggling city are Kevyn Orr and his Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing.
The supporters were all wearing a sandwich board bearing a sample ballot, showing how his name should be written in and the oval next to it filled in.
Supporters of Mike Duggan want him back in the running for Detroit mayor.
This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain talks to Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan about re-building the once floundering hospital system and his plans to run for Mayor of Detroit.