06/25/2012 03:24 pm ET

Elections Division Rejects Troy Mayor's Petition Challenge

The Oakland County Elections Division recently rejected Troy Mayor Janice Daniels' attempt to challenge the validity of the petitions used to collect signatures to recall Daniels, refuting her claims that the "type size" used in the petitions invalidates the petitions and the signatures.

"On June 18th, our office concluded a preliminary review of the petitions and determined that the petitions are in proper form and that they can contain in excess of the minimum number of signatures required to begin examining for genuineness of registration and signature," Director of Elections Joe Rozell wrote in a June 20 letter to Daniels.

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