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Primary sets up showdown for Livonia's first female mayor
Posted On: Nov 01, 2019
Thousands of voters went to the polls around Livonia on Aug. 6. After people cast their ballots, the mayoral race was narrowed down to Maureen Miller Brosnan and Laura Toy while the city council race went from a 12-person race to an eight-person one.
Toy, the current city council president, led the mayoral field with 7,400 votes and Brosnan followed with 6,124. Both have earned spots on the November ballot. Candidate Bruce Tenniswood received 1,375 votes and will not get an official spot on the November ballot. Vote totals in Tuesday's election still need to be certified by the county to become official.
Toy said on Tuesday night she was excited to garner the most votes.
"It feels darn good," she said. "It's great that all my supporters and this great city (voted). I mean, you can't go wrong with the people in Livonia."
Toy was a favorite among voters approached Tuesday morning and afternoon. Many who agreed to speak said they voted to exercise their "civic duty."
"She's been with Livonia for a long time," Richard Folsom said. "She's knows the city, she knows how it works and she knows what's best for the city."