A Michigan Property Tax Reduction Amendment, Proposal J,
, also known as Tisch Amendment I, was on the November 1978 ballot
as an initiated constitutional amendment
, where it was defeated.
- Yes: 1,032,343 (37.28%)
- No: 1,737,133 (62.72%)
Proposal J would have reduced property tax assessments to establish a maximum of 5.6% on the rate of the state income tax; prohibit legislature from requiring new or expanded local programs without state funding; and allow school income tax with voter approval.