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The Mining Journal: Backing Promote the Vote initiative

Citizen-initiated law changes via ballot petition drives are important ways to improve our democracy and solve societal problems when our fractured government in Lansing fails. I recommend the nonpartisan Promote the Vote 2022 citizens constitutional ballot initiative because it makes common-sense improvements — improvements that increase access for all voters — regardless of political persuasion …

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Keewanaw Report: Promote the Vote Webinar Tomorrow on Election Petitions

Since 2020 election security has become a well discussed topic in many circles. And over the year various petitions have been passed around the state, some even making it through Michigan’s legislative process. Governor Gretchen Whitmer has vetoed all of those bills. Tomorrow night four panelist will talk about the petitions that have surfaced in …

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MLive: Promote the Vote ballot proposal would allow 9 days of early voting, alternatives to photo ID in Michigan

LANSING, MI — A ballot committee collecting signatures for a Constitutional amendment to protect the fundamental right to vote for Michigan residents held virtual events Monday, where several local organizations encouraged residents to support the proposal. The proposed amendment to the Michigan Constitution would recognize the fundamental right to vote without harassing conduct, require nine …

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WLUC: Non-profits seek to get ‘Promote the Vote’ proposal on general election ballot

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – Nineteen non-profits in Michigan are backing a voters’ rights proposal for this fall’s general election. “At the very heart of our freedom is the right to vote,” said Yvonne White, president of NAACP-Michigan. The Detroit Chapter of the NAACP is one of the groups pushing to get the Promote the Vote …

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Lansing State Journal: ‘Promote the Vote 2022’ will protect early voting in Michigan

With so many voting-related petitions circulating these days, why should a voter sign and support any specific one of them? It’s a good question with a simple answer. “Promote the Vote 2022” is designed to protect and enhance our democracy. It is the most inclusive and extensive of all the petitions. The “Promote the Vote …

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