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==Opposition==
 
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As a supporter of the new bridge which would compete with Detroit International Bridge Co., Governor [[Rick Snyder]] opposes this amendment which would seriously hamper plans on the new bridge if passed.<ref>[http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120522/OPINION03/205220337/Methods-bridge-suspect?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s ''Detroit News'' "Moroun continues campaign of lies in bridge ballot initiative," May 22, 2012]</ref>
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As a supporter of the new bridge which would compete with Detroit International Bridge Co., Governor [[Rick Snyder]] opposes this amendment which would seriously hamper plans on the new bridge if passed.<ref name="methods">[http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120522/OPINION03/205220337/Methods-bridge-suspect?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s ''Detroit News'' "Moroun continues campaign of lies in bridge ballot initiative," May 22, 2012]</ref>
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===Opponents===
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* Gov. Rick Snyder
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* State Rep. [[Rashida Tlaib]]<ref name="methods"/>
  
 
==Path to the ballot==
 
==Path to the ballot==

Revision as of 10:28, 22 May 2012

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The Michigan International Bridge Initiative may be on the November 6, 2012 statewide ballot in Michigan as an initiated constitutional amendment. If enacted this measure would require voters to approve any new bridge or tunnel from Michigan to Canada. The measure was proposed by Detroit International Bridge Co. and is being sponsored by a committee called The People Should Decide.[1][2]

Opposition

As a supporter of the new bridge which would compete with Detroit International Bridge Co., Governor Rick Snyder opposes this amendment which would seriously hamper plans on the new bridge if passed.[3]

Opponents

Path to the ballot

See also: Michigan signature requirements

In order to place the measure on the November 2012 ballot supporters must collect a minimum of 322,609 valid signatures by July 9, 2012.

See also

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Additional reading

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