After the primary’s ballot counting debacle, and the lack of voter confidence that followed, the president of the NAACP, Rev. Wendell Anthony, says they requested federal monitors from the Department of Justice, who are now being sent in to keep tabs on the Detroit election.
“We talked with the clerk. The clerk has assured to us and the community that they have control over the electoral process,” —
Both mayoral candidates took to the streets in the final hours before voting begins, showing up at shopping centers and even popular street intersections, spreading their last-minute messages to the public.