Voters to decide mayoral seat
By Terry Oparka
Posted April 30, 2013
Troy voters will go to the polls 7 a.m.-8 p.m. May 7 to decide who will be their mayor.
Six candidates — council-appointed Mayor Dane Slater, former lawmaker Marty Knollenberg, Faris Alami, Jon Desjardins, David Elsas and Scott Welborn — are running for the seat. Visit www.candgnews.com/news/meet-candidates for profiles
of the candidates.
Registered voters may request absentee ballot applications in person from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. through Friday, May 3, at the Troy City Clerk’s Office, 500 W. Big Beaver, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4, the Saturday before the election. Registered voters may also request an absentee ballot application at Troy City Hall May 6, the day before the election, but voting must be completed on site that day.
Check the election results here on C & G's website May 8. Look to the May 16 print edition of the Troy Times for complete coverage.
About the author
Staff Writer Terry Oparka covers Troy and the Troy School District for the Troy Times. Oparka has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2000 and attended Oakland University and Macomb Community College. Oparka has won an award from the Michigan Press Association and four awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Detroit Chapter.
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