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 initiative on the polls in November. American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan Executive Director Loren Khogali explains the goal behind the proposal.

“The Promote the Vote 2022 ballot initiative will protect our fundamental right to vote whether you’re a Republican, whether you’re a Democrat, whether you are an independent, whether you affiliate with another party or with no party at all,” Khogali said.

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