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City Prepares Proposed Timeline for May 2013 Special Election

A Judge on Wednesday ordered Troy must hold a May 2013 special election to replace former Troy Mayor Janice Daniels, who was recalled on Nov. 6.

Troy city officials have prepared a proposed May 2013 special election timeline after Oakland County 6th Circuit Court Judge Denise Langford Morris ruled Wednesday that the city must hold a special election in May to replace recalled Troy Mayor Janice Daniels.

The schedule has been prepared for the court's consideration and entry and is listed as agenda item O-07 on Monday evening's Troy City Council meeting agenda (see attached pdf file).

The proposed May 2013 Special Election timeline is as follows:

Jan. 25, 2013: Filing deadline for candidates for office (Charter 7.9 - 100 days)
Jan. 29, 2013: Withdrawal deadline for candidates for office
Jan. 30, 2013: Deadline to file challenges to petitions
Feb. 1, 2013: Clerk forwards candidate names to County
Feb. 21, 2013: Absentee Voter (AV) applications accepted
March 23, 2013: AV Ballots must be available
March 28-April 16, 2013: Precinct Inspectors appointed
April 1, 2013: Notice of close of registration published
April 8, 2013: Last day to register to vote on May 7, 2013
April 26, 2013: Write-in candidate filing deadline
April 30, 2013: Notice of Election published
April 30, 2013: Notice of Public Accuracy Test published
May 2, 2013: Public Accuracy test
May 4, 2013, 2 p.m.: Deadline for AV ballots by mail
May 6, 2013, 4 p.m.: Deadline for AV ballots in person
May 7, 2013, 4 p.m.: Deadline for emergency AV ballots
May 7, 2013: Election Day

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kw December 17, 2012 at 02:41 PM
Robert Davis filing charges against the city of Troy for corruption, what a laugh. This is the same man that was charged with multiple counts of embezzling money from Highland Park schools, setting up phony nonprofits, and who knows what eles.
Linda December 17, 2012 at 07:47 PM
Guess who Davis' best buds are? Dan Brake, Glenn Clark and Bob Gosselin? In fact, Brake was feeding information to Davis' attorney in court on Wednesday that may have helped this latest fictitious suit. Birds of a feather???? And Brake wants to be Mayor of the same city he so willingly would sue? What's wrong with this picture?
Dale Murrish December 18, 2012 at 10:29 PM
Sounds like guilt by association. Being charged with a crime is not the same as being as being convicted. Some charges are filed by prosecutors for political reasons. Where there is smoke, there is sometimes a smokebomb and not a fire. I supported Rocky for Congress because I actually knew him and what he had done to support people I know and care about. I believe this man of integrity later won his case against the person who sued him, but that didn’t prevent his political opponents from using it to smear him and help their candidate stay in office. Typical tactic from the Left. Your comments make me want to consider Dan Brake if he decides to run for mayor. Smearing someone out of the blue (nothing in the article about this) by a loose connection with another person of the conservative political persuasion is a high endorsement, coming from people using initials and a common first name. Thanks for that, and thanks for the neutral information on the election preparations, Jen.
Lucille Musser Arking December 21, 2012 at 07:43 PM
You need to vote for a person for mayor who fits the city charter and is not a partison or be willing to quit all partison connects while mayor . Most of all throw all literature in the trash and find out who they really are by looking at past activities.

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