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With limited time to try and collect almost 9,400 signatures, the Ask Voters First campaign has turned to paid petition circulators. Organized to try and force a citywide vote on borrowing for a planned City of Ann Arbor police-court building, the group received some donations and decided to put paid circulators on the street, said spokesman Ed Amonsen.

Karen Sidney, a CPA and critic of the city administration who is a regular participant in public hearings and community meetings