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Record signature numbers filed for Michigan abortion, voting rights initiatives

Posted on AllSides July 11th, 2022
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Beth LeBlanc/The Detroit News

A ballot committee seeking to enshrine the right to abortion in the Michigan Constitution turned in 753,759 signatures Monday, a record amount that exceeds the state-mandated signature tally by more than 300,000. 

A second ballot committee seeking to expand voting rights in the state constitution to include early in-person voting and late ballots from overseas military also exceeded the state's past signature record. On Monday, it collected and turned in 669,972 signatures. 

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