michigan ballot proposals

"State Representative Jon Hoadley is re-introducing a bill that calls for a citizen-led commission to draw political boundaries in Michigan." (WDET)

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Mark Schauer has served in the state House, Senate and Congress. Now he’s trying to help Democrats have more of a say in how the boundaries for those offices are drawn in Michigan and other states. 


(WDET-Undated) Members of the Sierra Club are collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to ban the practice of fracking in Michigan. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The new chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party says he’d like to see a redistricting overhaul on the ballot next year. 


Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says Democrats and their allies are likely to seek a ballot proposal in 2016 to create an independent commission to draw boundaries for Congressional and state Legislative districts.