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Republicans lose a round in Oakland exec lawsuit

Aug 29, 2019 - Detroit Free Press
Board and Executive Moves

In the latest act of drama atop Oakland County's political hierarchy, a judge in Pontiac on Wednesday declined to grant immediate relief to Republicans in their lawsuit seeking to overturn the Democrats' wresting control of the county's top job.

Both sides had sought a quick resolution to the power struggle that followed the death of longtime Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.

Instead, they got a mild dressing down from Oakland County Circuit Judge Daniel P. O'Brien, who t...