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  Abortion, voting rights proposals should make Nov. 8 ballot, Michigan bureau says
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Last EditedRP  Aug 25, 2022 03:11pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
AuthorCraig Mauger, Beth LeBlanc
News DateThursday, August 25, 2022 08:05:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA proposal to enshrine abortion rights in the Michigan Constitution gathered enough valid signatures to make the November ballot, according to state Bureau of Elections reports published Thursday.

The bureau also recommended Promote the Vote 2022, a voting rights initiative, be certified, making it likely three proposals will appear on the Nov. 8 ballot. The Board of State Canvassers last week approved language for a term limits initiative.

The state Bureau of Elections' Thursday recommendation that the bipartisan board certify the Reproductive Freedom for All and Promote the Vote 2022 ballot initiatives at next Wednesday's meeting is likely to spark a high-profile ballot box fight this fall over abortion and voting rights in Michigan.
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