Oakland County Judge Tells Dane Slater

There Should Have Been A February Election:

December 12, 2012:  Troy gets sued by the Michigan Attorney General. Dane Slater loses his bid to be Troy Mayor without an election. Judge tells Troy City Attorney and City Clerk they are wrong; orders May election for mayor because it's too late to meet the legal February election date.  Temporary mayor Slater's "flying monkey" supporters gnash their teeth on nightly news; they still think it's about a popularity contest rather than determining what the law says:
Judge Decision Video