“Appeals court tosses judge’s restraining order on state’s review of Detroit ballots”

Detroit Free Press:

The ruling, which threw out a possible delay that could have moved the canvassers’ decision beyond its Tuesday deadline to certify Detroit’s election results, came after the state’s top election official revealed earlier today in an affidavit in the case that Mike Duggan won even more votes than originally tallied — about 4,000 more — on election-night by Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey’s staff. The new count means Duggan likely won more than 50% of all votes cast for mayor, an unheard-of outcome given Duggan was forced to run as a write-in.

 

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