Napoleon raised $37,000 from CEOs, attorneys and contractors from other states, compared to $21,500 from Detroiters.
“God spared me for a reason,” Napoleon told media and supporters at a church last week.
Michigan election officials were expected to certify Detroit’s primary election results Friday.
Former State Rep. Lisa Howze expected the inevitable accusations and knee-jerk conspiracy theories.
Candidate Tom Barrow, who got 4% of the vote, is demanding a recount.
Mayoral candidate Tom Barrow filed a request this morning to move the case to the top court and bypass the appellate court.
With Duggan out, at least temporarily, the face of the mayoral race has changed dramatically.
Former Wayne County Prosecutor Mike Duggan did not violate minimum residency requirements to become an official candidate in the race to replace outgoing Mayor Dave Bing, the Detroit Election Commission ruled Thursday.
In just six months, Detroiters will select the top two mayoral candidates during the nonpartisan primary.
Her campaign announced Sunday that the first-term legislator has bought space to run a Super Bowl ad on CBS on Feb. 3, six months before the primary election.