Detroit City Clerk Says She'll Challenge U.S. Rep. Tlaib

DETROIT (AP) — Janice Winfrey, the elected clerk in Detroit, mentioned she is going to problem U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib in the summertime Democratic main.

The showdown will happen within the newly drawn twelfth District, which has a part of Detroit in addition to Southfield, Dearborn and different Wayne County communities.

“The neighborhood is aware of my work. They belief my work. And once more, they know my identify,” Winfrey mentioned.

Winfrey was elected final yr to a fifth time period as Detroit clerk. Her workplace oversees elections and public data within the metropolis.

Winfrey challenged U.S. Rep. John Conyers in 2016 however was simply defeated. Tlaib might be searching for a 3rd time period in Congress.

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