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In order to place the measure on the [[2012 ballot measures|November 2012 ballot]] supporters were required to collect a minimum of 322,609 valid signatures by [[BC2012#July|July 9, 2012]].
 
In order to place the measure on the [[2012 ballot measures|November 2012 ballot]] supporters were required to collect a minimum of 322,609 valid signatures by [[BC2012#July|July 9, 2012]].
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Following a stalemate vote in the Board of State Canvassers, the measure was taken to the [[Judgepedia:Michigan Supreme Court|Michigan Supreme Court]] where it was certified for the ballot.<ref>[http://www.freep.com/article/20120906/NEWS01/309060195/Bridge-union-rights-tax-measure-make-Nov-ballot-but-casino-effort-blocked?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p ''Detroit Free Press'',"Bridge, union rights, tax measure make Nov. ballot but casino effort blocked," September 6, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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==See also==

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Taxation Amendment
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Type:Constitutional amendment
Constitution:Michigan Constitution
Referred by:Citizens
Topic:Taxes on the ballot
Status:On the ballot

The Michigan Taxation Amendment is on the November 6, 2012 statewide ballot in Michigan as an initiated constitutional amendment. If enacted this measure would require that increases in state taxes must be approved by either a 2/3 majority in the Legislature or by a statewide vote. The measure was sponsored by Michigan Alliance for Prosperity.[1]

Path to the ballot

See also: Michigan signature requirements

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

Following a stalemate vote in the Board of State Canvassers, the measure was taken to the Michigan Supreme Court where it was certified for the ballot.[2]

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