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Michigan 1978 ballot measures

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Eleven statewide ballot propositions were on the 1978 ballot in Michigan.
  • Seven passed, while four were defeated.
  • Elections on ballot measures took place took place only in the general election in November.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
ABR Proposal A Constitutional convention Call for a constitutional convention Defeatedd


IndISS Proposal B Law enforcement Revise standards for grant of parole and to prohibit grant of parole for certain defined crimes Approveda


LRCA Proposal C Admin of gov't Authorize deposit of state funds in savings and load associations and credit unions as well as banks Approveda


CICA Proposal D Alcohol Prohibit alcoholic beverages from being sold to, or possessed by a person under the age of 21 Approveda


CICA Proposal E Taxes Establishes limits on taxes imposed by legislature and units of local government Approveda


CICA Proposal G Unions Grant Michigan troopers the right to collect bargaining and binding arbitration Approveda


CICA Proposal H Education Prohibit use of property taxes for school operating expenses and establish a voucher system for financing education of students at public and nonpublic schools Defeatedd


CICA Proposal J Taxes Reduce property tax assessments to establish a maximum 5.6% on the rate of the state income tax Defeatedd


LRCA Proposal K Judicial reform Allow courts to deny bail under certain circumstances involving violent crimes Approveda


LRCA Proposal M Taxes Allocate 90 percent of gas tax revenues for general road purposes; replace state highway commission with transportation commission Approveda


LRCA Proposal R Admin of gov't Create a railroad redevelopment authority to make loans to railroads Defeatedd


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