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Something is off in the total number of voters in Tuesday, August 6, 2013 Detroit Primary Election. What's off exactly? The number of voters registered to cast ballots in any given election. Just 17% of voters in Detroit participated in August 6, 2013 primary but 108% in total were eligible to participate by voting for Tuesday's primary.


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On April 25, 2013, Tom and Patrice Barrow celebrated their 20th year of marriage. They are the proud parents of two children. Tom Jr., their 13 year old eighth grader; and Taylor, their 18 year old, who is scheduled to enter Boston University this year!

The 60-year-old accountant and entrepreneur earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Wayne State University. He became a certified public accountant in 1973. After working for Arthur Andersen & Co. for six years, he co-started his own accounting firm in the city. Through the years, Detroit Mayoral Candidate Tom Barrow has served on the boards of several accountancy and community organizations. Since joining as an undergraduate, he is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity, the nation’s oldest and largest professional business fraternity.