MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
168.480 Proposed constitutional amendment or question; certification; copies to voting precincts; posting.
If a proposed constitutional amendment or other special question is to be submitted to the electors of this state for popular vote, the secretary of state shall, not less than 60 days before the date of the election at which the proposed constitutional amendment or other special question is to be submitted, certify the statement of the purpose for designation on the ballot to the clerk of each county in this state, together with the form in which the constitutional amendment or other special questions shall be printed on the ballot. The secretary of state shall also furnish the county clerks in this state 2 copies of the text of each constitutional amendment or other special question and 2 copies of each statement for each voting precinct in their respective counties. Each county clerk shall furnish the copies of the statement to the township and city clerks in his or her county at the time other supplies for the election are furnished. Each township or city clerk shall, before the opening of the polls on election day, deliver the copies of the text and statement to which each voting precinct in his or her township or city is entitled to the board of election inspectors of the precinct, who shall post the same in conspicuous places in the room where the election is held.
History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Am. 2012, Act 276, Eff. Aug. 16, 2012
Popular Name: Election Code
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