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No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

Michigan Legislature Votes to Eliminate Straight Ticket Voting

December 17th 2015

Michigan Legislature Votes to Eliminate Straight Ticket Voting (C. Proxmire, Dec. 17, 2015) Lansing, MI – Voting just got more complicated in Michigan as the Legislature voted, mostly along party lines, to eliminate straight ticket voting.  They also removed a companion bill that would have expanded absentee voting options. After breaking for the holiday, Republicans […]