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- Since 1992, an average of 4 measures have appeared annually on the ballot in Michigan. Therefore, 2014 is a below average year based on the currently certified measures.
- The number of measures on a state-wide ballot since 1992 have ranged from 1 to 6.
- Since 1992, 21 of 44 or 47.73% of Michigan ballot measures have been approved by voters.
- Conversely, 23 of 44 or 52.27% of measures have been defeated.
- On the 2012 Michigan ballot, not one of the ballot measures was approved by a majority.
On the ballot
|LRSS||Proposal 1||Taxes||Eliminates the personal property tax and allocates a portion of the state use tax to municipalities|
|VR||Proposal 1||Hunting||Overturns a law allowing the state to establish wolf hunting seasons in the Upper Peninsula|
|VR||Proposal 2||Hunting||Overturns law allowing the Natural Resources Commission to directly designate game species|
Seven additional ballot measures may appear on the ballot in 2014.
The two legislatively-referred constitutional amendments that may appear on the ballot must receive a two-thirds vote in both the House and Senate before they can be placed on the ballot. Neither have been voted upon as of December 5, 2013.
The two initiated constitutional amendments must first be filed with the Michigan Department of State's Bureau of Elections. One has been filed and approved for circulation. Supporters must gather 332,609 signatures and submit them by July 7, 2014.
The three indirect initiated state statutes have been filed and approved for circulation. Supporters must gather 258,087 signatures and submit them by May 28, 2014.
The veto referendum has been filed and approved for circulation. Supporters must gather 161,304 signatures and submit within 90 days following the final adjournment of the legislative session at which the law was enacted.
- Michigan Statewide Ballot Proposal Statuses
- Instructions for 2014 Initiative and Referendum Petitions
- Michigan Secretary of State, “Initiative and Referendum Petitions,” November 2013
- Legislative review only done in states where the indirect initiative process is implemented.
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