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Michigan is one big step closer to voting on marijuana legalization.  An initiative turned in its signatures to get on the 2018 ballot Monday.


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Michigan is about to be one step closer to voting on marijuana legalization in 2018. 


Board Of State Canvassers Approve Ballot Proposals

Aug 18, 2017
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Several ballot proposals for Michigan’s 2018 election crossed a hurdle Thursday.


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A grassroots group that wants to get an anti-gerrymandering proposal on the 2018 ballot is looking to make progress this week. 


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The ballot campaign to adopt a part-time Legislature amendment in Michigan decided to skip getting its petition approved by a state elections board.  The leader of the campaign, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, says he’s comfortable fighting any challenges in court.


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Two more petition campaigns were given the go-ahead Thursday by a state elections panel to start collecting signatures, including one to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan. 


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A state elections panel meets this morning to deal with a court order to end the recount of ballots cast in Michigan’s presidential election.  


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Michigan Republicans have not given up on efforts to keep Democrat Melissa Gilbert on the November ballot despite her wishes and those of her party.


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The state Elections Bureau says the petition drive to legalize marijuana in Michigan has failed to gather enough signatures needed to qualify for the ballot. 


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There could be a legal showdown looming between state elections officials and the ballot campaign to legalize marijuana.


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A state House committee will review a bill Wednesday which will limit the time frame to gather petition signatures to 180 days.

 

 

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Organizers behind six efforts to recall Governor Rick Snyder hope to get a green light from a state elections board today. 


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A state elections board has approved one petition that seeks to recall Governor Rick Snyder, but rejected several others.


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Michigan is expected to certify a second referendum on hunting wolves for the November statewide ballot. The secretary of state's office estimates the group Keep Michigan Wolves Protected collected more than 182,000 valid signatures of registered voters. That's about 21,000 more than needed.