Patterson exit buoys Democrats as they seek top post in Oakland County
Beth LeBlanc, The Detroit NewsPublished 10:45 p.m. ET June 25, 2019 | Updated 9:59 a.m. ET June 26, 2019 The departure of longtime Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has set off a scramble as Democrats aim to take over a GOP stronghold and fellow Republicans seek to defend it.
After seven terms leading Michigan’s second largest county, Patterson said in March he had Stage 4 pancreatic cancer and would not seek reelection. Read More >