Two filed lawsuits could delay Detroit Nov. election - Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29

Two filed lawsuits could delay Detroit Nov. election

Posted: Updated:
Mayoral candidates Sheriff Benny Napoleon (left) and Mike Duggan (right) Mayoral candidates Sheriff Benny Napoleon (left) and Mike Duggan (right)
(WJBK) -

Union activist Robert Davis has filed two emergency motions that could potentially delay Detroit's November election.

The first one accuses Detroit city clerk Janice Winfrey of making mistakes on the ballot, including missing numbers and special instructions on the sleeve.

"Janice Winfrey does not know her duties as the local clerk, and, as a result, the ballot as cast, under the guides of Michigan election law, may not be counted because they violate Michigan election law," Davis explains.

The second accuses mayoral candidate Mike Duggan of failing to file a new nominating petition and new affidavit of identity after winning the August primary.

VIDEO: Click the video player above to learn more about two filed lawsuits

The state Supreme Court will decide if it will agree to hear the cases. Its decision is expected to come by Monday.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Clutch Cargo's Returns to Religious Roots

    Clutch Cargo's Returns to Religious Roots

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:10 AM EDT2014-04-21 07:10:28 GMT
    Clutch Cargo's, a southeastern Michigan church building that spent several years as a nightclub, reopened as a house of worship on Easter Sunday.
    Clutch Cargo's, a southeastern Michigan church building that spent several years as a nightclub, reopened as a house of worship on Easter Sunday.
  • Easter Sunday benefit for Steve Utash and crime victims

    Easter Sunday benefit for Steve Utash and crime victims

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:46:19 GMT
    Since his near death beating by a mob, family, friends and total strangers have rallied around Steven Utash. The latest show of support was on Easter Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church in Detroit.
    Since his near death beating by a mob, family, friends and total strangers have rallied around Steven Utash. The latest show of support was on Easter Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church in Detroit.
  • Wanted suspect arrested for high profile crimes

    Wanted suspect arrested for high profile crimes

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:43:01 GMT
    A wanted suspect connected to serious crimes in Metro Detroit is now in custody. Ray Slayton, 47, was arrested Sunday morning at a hotel in Warren on felony drug charges.
    A wanted suspect connected to serious crimes in Metro Detroit is now in custody. Ray Slayton, 47, was arrested Sunday morning at a hotel in Warren on felony drug charges.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices