Dane Slater finished with over 50% of the vote, beating out a field of 5 others, including former State representative Marty Knollenberg.
An Oakland County judge has ordered Troy officials to hold an election in May to choose a replacement for the Detroit suburb’s recalled mayor.
The mayor of Troy, Janice Daniels, has been recalled.
“Had I been with a group of smokers I might have said I would like to bring a doctor into this meeting to say that smoking is dangerous,” Janice Daniels said.
Ninety-two percent of the nearly 8,000 required signatures are said to have been received by the group called “Recall Janice Daniels”.
Mayor, you need to show that you truly care. I’m not feeling it. Nevertheless, you started a discussion that is long overdue.
“While I do believe marriage should be between one man and one woman, it was inappropriate to use that language,” Troy Mayor Janice Daniels said.
Troy Mayor Janice Daniels made the comment, which included a gay slur, when New York legalized gay marriage in June, several months before she was elected.