Proposal 2, known as the Protect Our Jobs proposal to those in favor and the Back in Time proposal to those against it will amend the Michigan Consitution and give public and private employees the right to collectively bargain through labor unions. For more, see Storify
By Macaulie Fritz,
and Max King
MI First Election staff writers
DELHI—Township residents came to the polls with some of the statewide proposals as top issues. Proposal 2 was a popular issue. The proposal deals with safeguarding collective bargaining powers for all workers. Katharine Washburn, a Delhi resident, said she is for Proposal 2 because it does not change anything, despite what negative ads claim. “It’s just protecting what’s already there,” said Washburn.
Grand Ledge voters who turned up at the busy Sawdon Boardroom in Downtown Grand Ledge say education, jobs, and some of the State ballot proposals were very much on their minds as they cast their ballots. Ben Fleck reports from Grand Ledge: Podcast.
The Controversial State Ballot Proposal 6 on a new international bridge crossing between Michigan and Canada was also on the minds of many MSU voters today. Mallory Londeck reports from East Lansing’s Election Precinct 15. Podcast
Large numbers of voters who turned out for the election say as important as the vote for president and Congress is, the proposals on the State ballots are just as important. Corey Weathers filed this report from the Hannah Community Center, East Lansing: Podcast