Michigan election reform roadshow
Tuesday, September 18th, 2007
WJRT-TV reports (video) that the state Senate Campaign and Election Oversight Committee has since June conducted five hearings throught Michigan to “gather feedback on election issues.”
Interestingly fact: turns out that Michigan has a law where every 16 years there’s a vote on whether to hold a state constiutuional convention. Kristen Abraham, the reporter in the video, says lawmakers are trying to figure out what to do if voters don’t chose to hold a convention, including how to enact election reform.
Here’s a quote from the piece by Michigan State Senator Michelle McManus (R-Lake Leelanau): “For the citizens and consumers of this state it should be easy to vote, and they should feel securte that thir vote counts, and that’s why were looking at election reform.”
The Committee is to report back about their findings in October.