Detroit Free Press: Early voting amendment could land on Michigan’s November ballot, petition organizers say

The group behind the successful 2018 ballot proposal that created no-excuse absentee voting and same-day registration in Michigan filed signatures Monday to put a new constitutional amendment to voters this fall that would bring a wide range of changes to elections, including establishing early voting in the state.

Khalilah Spencer, president of Promote the Vote, said that the group turned in nearly 670,000 voter signatures, significantly more than the roughly 425,000 required. Speaking at a news briefing Monday outside the Bureau of Elections’ office where organizers dropped off petitions, Spencer billed the Promote the Vote 2022 amendment as a way to support absentee voting in Michigan. 

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