In a nutshell A citizen-led constitutional amendment to change Michigan’s redistricting process is aiming to get on the November 2018 ballot. The proposal has been challenged in court on the same grounds that prevented the 2008 Reform Michigan Governmen...

Continue Reading

In a nutshell: Michigan Legislature has until June 5 to decide whether to approve citizen initiative to legalize pot for those 21 years and older. If the legislature does not act, it will go to the November ballot where public opinion suggests voters will...

Continue Reading

Date: August 9, 2018 Speaker: Eric Lupher Venue: Metropolitan Affairs Council Topic: 2018 Statewide Ballot Issues

Continue Reading

Date: September 17, 2018 Speaker: Eric Lupher Venue: GCSI Client Election Briefing Topic: What’s on the ballot in 2018? What do these proposals do?

Continue Reading
blog-grid

Memorandum 1151 | September 2018 Voting and access to the ballot are fundamental to a thriving, well-functioning democracy. While all citizens have a responsibility to vote on Election Day, it falls to the government to ensure that all aspects of the voti...

Continue Reading
blog-grid

Memorandum 1150 | September 2018 The redistricting process affects the core components of a representative democracy. It determines what candidates people are able to vote for and who an elected representative represents. The term “gerrymandering” cha...

Continue Reading

Search our Publications