11/30/2012 09:06 am ET

State Attorney General To Troy: Call Election Or We'll Take You To Court

The chief legal counsel for Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has told Troy: Either order a special election on Feb. 26, 2013, or face litigation.

Troy leaders, however, continue to fight with the state for the ability to hold off on electing a new mayor until November of next year.

"After careful review of the provisions of Michigan's Election Law and the City of Troy Charter, it is the position of this office that a special election should have been called for February 2013 to fill the remainder of the unexpired term following the recent successfull recall of former Mayor Janice Daniels," Schuette's Chief Legal Counsel Richard Bandstra wrote.

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