Wayne County Executive
Newly elected Wayne County Executive Warren Evans will need to untangle the county’s finances, the jail project, and underfunded pensions.
After garnering only about six percent of the vote in the primary election, Wayne County executive Bob Ficano conceded to his likely successor.
Wayne County Circuit Court Chief Judge Robert Colombo threw out the suit filed by Phil Cavanagh, who claims that Evans doesn’t meet the residency requirements.
Judge Robert Colombo tossed out a lawsuit that claimed Evans should not be on the ballot because he did not establish residency in the county 30 days before the filing deadline.
Evans and Cavanagh are two of several candidates who want to replace current County Executive Bob Ficano.
Of the several candidates for the job, Warren Evans, who is the current front-runner in the race, did not participate in the debate.
Cavanaugh is a current state representative hoping to unseat Bob Ficano and said that he will fight to avoid an emergency manager.
Roads in several Wayne County communities that are in bad shape could get the repairs they desperately need.
The race for Wayne County Executive is heating up as Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan throw their support behind Warren Evans.
Evans said that if he became Wayne County Executive, his first action would be to hire the best and brightest on his staff.