A Proposal to Amend the State Constitution to Limit the Enactment of New Taxes By State Government

Michigan Ballot Measure - Proposal 12-5

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Failed

Yes: 1410944  (31.24%)
No: 3105649  (68.76%)


Measure Text

This proposal would:

Require a 2/3 majority vote of the State House and the State Senate, or a statewide vote of the people at a November election, in order for the State of Michigan to impose new or additional taxes on taxpayers or expand the base of taxation or increasing the rate of taxation.

This section shall in no way be construed to limit or modify tax limitations otherwise created in this Constitution.

Should this proposal be approved?




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