Wayne County Sheriff Benny N. Napoleon to submit signed petitions for Detroit mayoral candidacy

Published On: May 10 2013 01:09:58 PM EDT   Updated On: May 10 2013 06:37:35 PM EDT

The Wayne County Sheriff says his bid for Detroit mayor has county leaders throwing daggers about a college contract.


Standing with more than 2,000 Detroiters in support of him, Wayne County Sheriff Benny N. Napoleon, Esq, announced his candidacy for Mayor of the city of Detroit on March 26.

READ: Napoleon, Duggan lead race for Detroit mayor

Friday the Sheriff will submit signed petitions to the Department of Elections in order to become an official candidate in the race for Mayor of Detroit. The City Charter mandates that all citywide candidates submit at least 500 signatures from registered Detroit voters.

Napoleon's campaign will be submitting over 1,000 signatures, which is the maximum allowed.


IMAGES: Benny Napoleon files signatures to run for Detroit Mayor


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