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Voting on Voting Rights in November

Oct 28, 2022

In a few short weeks, Michigan voters will again cast their ballots on a proposal making reforms to voting laws in the state. This comes just four years after Michigan voters overwhelmingly approved major voting reforms, including allowing no-reason absentee voting. On the heels of those changes, this proposal would amend the State Constitution in […]

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Changing How People Serve in Michigan

Oct 21, 2022

This year, Michigan voters will decide on three proposals, one of which was put on the ballot by the legislature. Earlier this year, the House and Senate provided the necessary two-thirds vote of a Joint Resolution to place this issue on the ballot. Proposal 22-1 would make changes to term limit laws in the state, […]

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Ballot Proposal Language Approved

Sep 30, 2022

The Board of State Canvassers approved the ballot language for the three ballot proposals that will be before Michigan voters this November. The language is as follows: Proposal 22-1 A proposal to amend the state constitution to require annual public financial disclosure reports by legislators and other state officers and change state legislator term limit […]

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Voting Rights Ballot Proposal Analyzed

Sep 16, 2022

On Thursday, the Citizens Research Council of Michigan released an analysis of Proposal 2, a citizen initiated constitutional amendment that would place certain voting rights into the State Constitution.  The proposal will appear on the November 8 General Election ballot. What they found: If Proposal 2 is adopted, several voting rights will be enshrined in […]

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Board of State Canvassers Deadlocks on Certifying Petitions

Sep 02, 2022

Two citizens initiatives have been stopped from being placed on the November general election ballot after the Board of State Canvassers deadlocked on the vote to certify them. The first initiative by Promote the Vote would expand early voting, allow voting without an ID if a voter signs an affidavit, among other reforms. The second […]

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Plan to Amend Term Limits and Financial Disclosure Laws Announced

Mar 04, 2022

A coalition of well-known entities in Michigan announced their plan to amend the Michigan Constitution regarding term limit laws for those serving in the legislature. Their plan seeks to allow legislators to serve twelve total years, which could be fully served in one chamber or a combination of the two chambers. Currently, a person can […]

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2020 Statewide Ballot Proposals

Oct 16, 2020

Next month, Michigan voters will vote on two ballot proposals during the general election. Each proposal will need a majority of voters to approve in order to become law. Proposal 20-1 would change how future oil and has revenue is disposed and what it can be used for. For an overview of the proposal by […]

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Proposal Approved for November Ballot

Sep 04, 2020

This week the Board of State Canvassers approved ballot language aimed at protecting residents against unreasonable searches and seizures. SJR G, approved by the legislature in June, defines in the Michigan Constitution that electronic data and communications are property and are exempt from search and seizure without a warrant. This proposal will be placed on […]

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