Detroit City Council narrows field to two for open seat
Detroit's City Council is re-interviewing two finalists for an open seat, after failing to reach a super-majority of votes as required by the city's charter.
A city council seat has been open since November 7, when Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins resigned to take over a non-profit group in Detroit.
135 people applied for the job.
The council narrowed that list to 17, and now there are two top contenders: Deborah Walker, and Janee Ayers.
Council will hold another vote after the re-interviews, which are scheduled to take place next Tuesday.