ballot proposals

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday about whether a redistricting proposal can go on the November ballot. 

(MPRN-Lansing) Ballot proposals to raise the state’s minimum wage and require earned sick time are under fire. Both are being formally challenged. 

Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

(MPRN-Lansing) A ballot measure aimed at improving access to voting was turned over to the Secretary of State Monday. 

Wisconsin Public Radio

Citizens Research Council of Michigan president Eric Lupher says Michigan’s “lassiez-faire” approach to ballot issues presents a number of problems – a lack of trust in the process, less information for voters signing petitions, and more time in court settling legal challenges.

Andy Robins / WMUK

A Western Michigan University Political Science Professor says a ballot issue can influence other races on the ballot, but John Clark says it requires the right circumstances.