Michigan 2014 ballot measures

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Two ballot measures have been certified for the November 4, 2014 ballot in Michigan. Seven potential measures, two legislative referrals and five citizen initiatives, may appear on the ballot.

Topics on the ballot include: hunting and taxes.

Historical facts

  • 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 has 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 size ballot measures was approved by a majority.

On the ballot

August 5:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRSS Proposal 1 Taxes Eliminates the personal property tax and allocates a portion of the state use tax to municipalities Approveda

November 4:

Type Title Subject Description
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

Potential measures

Legislative referrals

Type Title Subject Description

• LRCA = Legislative amendments
• LRSS = Legislative state statute
• ICA = initiated constitutional amendment
• ISS = initiated state statute

Filing cabinet.png = Initiative proposed and filed.

Clipboard128.png = Initiative approved for circulation

ExamineBallot.png = Initiative signatures submitted for review.

StateLegislatures icon.jpg = State legislature reviewing initiative.[1]

Local ballot measures

See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2014

No local ballot measures have been identified at this time.

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  1. Legislative review only done in states where the indirect initiative process is implemented.