We endorse

Victoria Burton-Harris

For Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney

Under current Prosecuting Attorney Kym Worthy’s leadership, Wayne County sentenced more children to life in prison than any other county in the state.

Black people, who made up 39% of Wayne County’s population in 2016, accounted for over 90% of individuals serving juvenile life sentences in the county.

Victoria Burton-Harris is a longtime civil rights advocate and defense attorney committed to treating children like children. She will end the practice of sending kids to prison for life without parole, address mental issues, and insist on reviewing cases of youth currently serving life sentences. Burton-Harris would bring the change Wayne County deserves.

As Prosecuting Attorney, Burton-Harris will also:

  • End the use of money bail
  • Stop the practice of sending children to prison for life without parole
  • Expand pretrial diversion and intervention programs
  • Hold powerful people and corporations accountable to our communities

Wayne County’s Primary Election Day is Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Polls are open 7 AM to 8 PM. To find your nearest polling place, visit the Michigan Voter Information Center website. You must be a registered voter to participate in this election. Michigan allows same-day voter registration. That means that if you’d like to vote in this election, you can present acceptable documents to your local clerk, register to vote, and cast a ballot today.

When to Vote

Election Day

Tuesday, August 4th 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Other Important Dates

July 20
Deadline to register to vote in this election
July 31
Last day to request an absentee ballot to vote by mail
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