CHICAGO - Detroit-area voters this week approved a measure that would move Macomb County closer toward establishing an executive-style government, as well as a series of regional school bond proposals that will be used in part to fund security upgrades.

Macomb County voters approved 56% to 44% a charter commission proposal to draft an overhaul of the county government structure. Later this year, voters will return to the polls to select 26 members of a charter commission that will draw up plans for the overhaul.

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