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==Support==
 
==Support==
 
* Primary support and sponsorship for the measure comes from [http://miprosperity.com/ Michigan Alliance for Prosperity].<ref>[http://miprosperity.com/ Michigan Alliance for Prosperity campaign website]</ref>
 
* Primary support and sponsorship for the measure comes from [http://miprosperity.com/ Michigan Alliance for Prosperity].<ref>[http://miprosperity.com/ Michigan Alliance for Prosperity campaign website]</ref>
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===Campaign contributions===
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In Michigan campaign finance information related to ballot measures is organized by ballot question committees. The following data was obtained from the state Campaign Finance Committee:
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<u>'''Committee info:'''</u>
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! valign="bottom" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Committee
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| Michigan Alliance for Prosperity  || $1,886,000.00 || $1,852,961.84<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/sum_pg.cgi?doc_seq_no%3D359210%26doc_stmnt_year%3D2012%26com_id%3D515887%26doc_date_proc%3D07/25/2012%26doc_type_code%3DP1 Pre-primary campaign statement, accessed September 7, 2012]</ref>
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|style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | '''Total'''
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|style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" align="center"|'''$1,886,000.00'''
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|style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" align="center"|'''$1,852,961.84'''
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==Path to the ballot==
 
==Path to the ballot==

Revision as of 12:52, 7 September 2012

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]

Support

Campaign contributions

In Michigan campaign finance information related to ballot measures is organized by ballot question committees. The following data was obtained from the state Campaign Finance Committee:

Committee info:

Committee Amount raised Amount spent
Michigan Alliance for Prosperity $1,886,000.00 $1,852,961.84[3]
Total $1,886,000.00 $1,852,961.84

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.[4]

See also

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