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Local ballot measures, Michigan

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August 5, 2014 election results: Missouri right-to-farm narrowly approved, gun rights amendment succeeded and Michigan PPT to be phased out Aug 06, 2014

August 5, 2014 ballot measure elections Aug 05, 2014

First half of 2013 sees $1 billion more in school bond money over first half of 2012 Jul 11, 2013

2012 featured almost 1,000 more local measures and a higher approval rate Jan 21, 2013

2012 destroys 2011's school bond money record, concerns mount Jan 11, 2013

Election Results: Four local measures in Washington, Ohio, Michigan and Missouri Aug 07, 2012

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School bond and tax votes

See also: School bond and tax elections in Michigan

Michigan requires ballot question elections if a school district wants to issue new bonding or exceed the sinking fund levy limit or property tax cap set by law. Michigan law restricts how school districts can use excess levy limit election proceeds if approved. Also, Michigan has some of the toughest school bond laws in the nation requiring approval by the Michigan School Bond Qualification and Loan Program which is guaranteed by the Michigan Constitution. Michigan is one of a handful of states that uses the mill rate formula over a lengthy mathematical formula in expressing the property tax cap. The cap protected by the Michigan Property Tax Limitation Act of 1933.

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