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Sally Hart Petersen Is Disapointed With Ann Arbor 2nd Ward Race Results

Nov 4, 2015

Former Ann Arbor city council member Sally Hart Petersen did not get enough votes to beat incumbent Jane Lumm for the 2nd Ward race in the general election. 


Petersen addressed a crowd of about twenty supporters at Guy Hollerin's restaurant in Ann Arbor by telling them she was disappointed with the results but thanked them for their efforts.

She didn't expect to only get 35% of the votes.  The overall voter turnout for the general election in Ann Arbor was 8.6%.

Petersen believes that she may have loss some votes because she does not support killing deer in the city to control their population like Lumm does.

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— Jorge Avellan is the Ann Arbor beat reporter, and anchor for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him studio@wemu.org

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