Poll shows Ficano way behind in county executive race

Someone literally described as "a candidate not named here" polled fifth

If a poll released last week offers any indication of how the Aug. 5 primary election will pan out, current Wayne County Executive Bob Ficano has reason to worry. 

According to a poll obtained by Fox 2, Ficano, who’s seeking a third term, finished in fourth place — behind former Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans, Westland Mayor Bill Wild, and Wayne County Commissioner Phil Cavanagh. The poll, by Strategic Solutions LLC, showed 6.7 percent of respondents said they’d vote for Ficano, which isn’t bad! Big Bob finished ahead of County Commissioner Kevin McNamara (who came in at No. 6) and someone literally described as “a candidate not named here,” who polled at No. 5.

If you happen to be “a candidate not named here,” drop News Hits a line. We’d love to hear about your campaign tactics.

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Michael Jackman

Born in 1969 at Mount Carmel hospital in Detroit, Jackman grew up just 100 yards from the Detroit city line in east Dearborn. Jackman has attended New York University, the School of Visual Arts, Northwestern University and Wayne State University, though he never got a degree. He has worked as a bar back, busboy,...
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